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FZNT34 KWBC 020832
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NW
WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE ACROSS
THE AREA WED INTO THU. A SERIES OF LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE
FRONT TUE INTO THU. THE COLD FRONT WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE
THU. ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST THU
NIGHT...THEN REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON INCLUDING THE WATERS W OF 39.3N
71.9W...SW TO 37.7N 72.9W

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO HATTERAS CANYON OUT TO 36N 70W TO 34N 71W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR OUT TO 34N 71W TO 32N 73W

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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