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FZNT34 KWBC 240224
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1024 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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 BUILD E
OVER THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU...THEN WEAKEN AND DRIFT S
OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS THU NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW FRI...THEN MOVE SE OVER
THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER
RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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