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FZNT34 KWBC 220306
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1006 PM EST SUN DEC 21 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS N OF
THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER THE
WATERS NEAR THE COAST TONIGHT THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR
THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATER
WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER RIDGE
WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...AND PASS E
OF THE WATERS LATE FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
COAST FRI NIGHT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 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...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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