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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1019 AM EST FRI DEC 26 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 LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD E INTO THE AREA TODAY...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT
INTO SAT NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NW WATERS EARLY SUN...MOVE SE INTO THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...AND THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE AN AREA OF LOW PRES
MOVES E ACROSS THE WATERS ALONG THE FRONT. THE LOW PRES AREA WILL
THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS EARLY TUE WHILE PUSHING A TRAILING COLD
FRONT SE OF THE AREA. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW BEHIND
THE LOW AND FRONT MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT.

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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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