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FZNT34 KWBC 030243
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
943 PM EST MON MAR 2 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE W AND NW TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. A
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TUE
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE
WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT
INTO FRI...MOVING E OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO
FRI NIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEAKER SAT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG
31N LATE SAT AND MOVE E OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT E PORTION TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...HIGHEST SE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT...EXCEPT W PORTION 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...EXCEPT W
PORTION 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT W
PORTION BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...HIGHEST SE. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SW 25 TO 40 KT IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST NE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT SEAS
7 TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT...EXCEPT NW PORTION 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SW 25 TO 40 KT IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW
PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT SHIFTING TO N. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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