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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
937 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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...HIGH PRES NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST
WILL MOVE INTO THE NRN WATERS TODAY AND DISSIPATE. A DEVELOPING
LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY...
CONTINUE NE NEAR THE OUTER MOST CENTRAL AND NE WATERS TONIGHT...
THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT INTO SUN. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT. A STRONG HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW SAT AND SAT NIGHT...MOVE TO
THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON
NIGHT...TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE
AREA TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS
THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 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 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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