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FZNT34 KWBC 181458
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
958 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E
TOWARD THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI...THEN
SHIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW
PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATE SAT...THEN DRIFT
NE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT E INTO THE AREA.

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

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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