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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
506 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
WATERS WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE
OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TODAY...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SLOWLY SE INTO
THE NW WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL FORM
ON THE FRONT AND MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST WED...THEN PASS
NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN
PUSH OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTER MOVES
TO NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING NE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.TUE NIGHT AND WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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