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FZNT34 KWBC 182050
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
350 PM EST THU DEC 18 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 MOVE E
TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI...THEN SHIFT NE
ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL MOVE OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST SUN...AND DRIFT N OVER THE
WATERS NEAR THE COAST LATER SUN THROUGH TUE WHILE A WARM FRONT
WILL LIFT N THROUGH THE AREA. THE LOW WILL PULL A WEAK COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE. THE WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE
INLAND NEAR LONG ISLAND TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE SE COAST LATE TUE NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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