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FZNT34 KWBC 130906
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
406 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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...LOW PRES OVER THE ERN AREAS OF
THE N WATERS WILL MOVE NE OF THE AREA QUICKLY TODAY WHILE
INTENSIFYING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE N AND
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE NW TODAY AND TONIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE
ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST EARLY TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE
AND TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE N AND CENTRAL AREAS WED...WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING INTO THE
AREA WED NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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