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FZNT34 KWBC 090322
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1022 PM EST MON FEB 8 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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER S OF
NOVA SCOTIA WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY
NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN
MID ATLC COAST LATE TUE...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS
TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD TO THE COAST THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN
FRI. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE FRI...TRACK
NE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN PASS NE OF THE AREA SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 15 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.SAT...WINDS INCREASING TO NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E...EXCEPT SE
PORTION INCREASING TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT...THEN BECOMING W
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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