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FZNT34 KWBC 301523
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1023 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
E THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY AS LOW PRES MOVES E JUST N OF THE
WATERS. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY NEAR GEORGES BANK TONIGHT INTO
SAT...THEN WILL MOVE NE AWAY FROM THE AREA LATE SAT THROUGH SUN.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E AND MOVE OVER THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
LATE SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON. THE STRENGTHENING LOW WILL MOVE A
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS MON. THE LOW PRES WILL PASS E OF
THE AREA MON NIGHT. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE
WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN MOVE E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT
WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE OVER THE AREA.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.  RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 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.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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