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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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 DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER NEAR
38N 71W WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE NE WATERS THIS MORNING...THEN
ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL PULL A
TRAILING COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO
SAT...THEN CONTINUE S ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SAT AND
SAT NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE AREA SUN...THEN MAINTAIN A RIDGE
BACK W ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION 25 TO 35
KT EARLY. WINDS THEN BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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