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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
346 PM EST MON MAR 2 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 COLD FRONT ALONG THE ERN AREAS
OF THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA BY EARLY
TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW
PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD
TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...MOVING E OVER THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...THEN BECOMING
WEAKER SAT. .LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG 31N LATE SAT AND MOVE E
OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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