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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1013 PM EST WED FEB 10 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 SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE
AND DISSIPATE FRI. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE SRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES CENTER ON THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA LATE SAT
INTO SUN WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS
THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH
THE COAST MON NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO
11 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO
18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15
TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15
TO 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING S TO SW 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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