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FZNT34 KWBC 230846
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
446 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 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 COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WILL PUSH SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL PORTION TODAY...THEN
DISSIPATE OVER THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN N
OF THE FRONT AND OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE TODAY INTO
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE AREA SUN. A W TO E HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH
TUE NIGHT...THEN DRIFT N INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE WED INTO WED
NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN N
PORTION BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT THROUGH WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING
S TO SW. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION S TO
SW. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
SE.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 7 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS S.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS S.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...
HIGHEST SE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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