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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
423 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 36N 73W
WILL PASS QUICKLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY WHILE
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER
LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN TRACK NE
ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A WEAK LOW
WILL RACE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER ON THE FRONT WILL THEN INTENSIFY NE OF
THE AREA LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
FROM THE NW.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST E.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 35 TO
45 KT EARLY...THEN...BECOMING SW 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 23 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. RAIN EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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