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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
451 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
38.5N 61.5W AT 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON WAS MOVING EAST NORTHEAST
OR 60 DEGREES AT 31 KT. CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO TRACK NE TO NEAR
41.0N 54.7W BY 2 AM TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE LATER
TONIGHT. SEE THE LATEST NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORY ON
HURRICANE CRISTOBAL. OTHERWISE...A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NW
PORTION WILL PUSH SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...CONTINUE S
INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI...THEN BECOME STATIONARY AND WEAKEN FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE NRN WATERS
FRI AND FRI NIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY S ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN
WATERS LATE SAT INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA LATE
MON INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW TUE AND THEN PUSH SE INTO THE NW WATERS TUE NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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