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FZNT34 KWBC 180907
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
507 AM EDT THU SEP 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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT SE
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY...AS AREAS OF LOW PRES PASS NE ALONG
THE FRONT. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...WHILE A WEAK LOW PRES AREA DEVELOPS ON THE
TROUGH AND PASSES OVER THE FAR NE WATERS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW LATER TODAY...PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI...AND THEN MOVE THROUGH THE SRN
WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD INTO THE WATERS N
OF THE FRONT FRI INTO SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW IS
EXPECTED TO FORM OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SAT NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN
PASS NE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN INTO MON. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST FROM THE W LATE SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUN NIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT EARLY. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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