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FZNT34 KWBC 040846
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
346 AM EST WED MAR 4 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
THROUGH THE NRN WATERS TODAY...PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES AREAS MOVE
NE ALONG THE FRONT...THEN PASS SE OF THE REGION SAT. A STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE NRN WATERS THU NIGHT INTO
FRI...THEN PASS JUST N OF THE REGION LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW SAT...AND
MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY...CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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