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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
436 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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 STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS
WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT TODAY INTO WED. A STRONGER LOW WILL
MOVE NE OFF CAPE HATTERAS EARLY WED...THEN PASS NE OVER THE
WATERS LATER WED INTO THU...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS
THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE
THU...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SLOWLY E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN
WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND
APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS...
TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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