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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1012 AM EST TUE JAN 27 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...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 41N
69W WILL MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE TODAY INTO WED WHILE
WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL PULL A COLD FRONT E OF THE WATERS
TODAY...FOLLOWED THEN BY A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO
THE COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN
MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH
PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 17 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT
LATE...HIGHEST E. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT LATE...
HIGHEST E. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.THU...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
15 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 15 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 30 TO
40 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.SAT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
E TO NE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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