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FZNT34 KWBC 052105
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
405 PM EST THU MAR 5 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...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S
THROUGH THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SAT...SETTLE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS SUN...MOVE E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT...BECOME STATIONARY
NEAR BERMUDA MON INTO TUE...THEN WEAKEN E OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
SAT NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
MON. THE FRONT WILL PERSIST INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING...AS
HIGH PRES PASSES E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN...
SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SHIFTING TO N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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