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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1045 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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 STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK NE
ALONG THE FRONT TODAY. A STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF CAPE
HATTERAS EARLY TODAY...THEN PASS NE OVER THE WATERS LATER TODAY
INTO THU...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER
LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN DRIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD SLOWLY E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SAT AND SAT
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN...THEN STALL
OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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