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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
416 PM EST SUN FEB 14 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE TO THE COAST AND PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE MON AND MON
NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES EARLY TUE...THEN
MOVE NE THROUGH NEW ENGLAND LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL
PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.
WEAK LOW PRES WILL THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED
NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE WATERS THU
AND THU NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO THE COAST. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND PASS E OF
THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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