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FZNT34 KWBC 060843
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
343 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN WEAKEN
TONIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
TONIGHT...THEN TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
SUN AND SUN NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NE
ACROSS THE OUTERMOST NRN WATERS MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
MON NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WITH MULTIPLE
CENTERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS
THE AREA. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN
FROM THE W.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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