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FZNT34 KWBC 280330
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1130 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR
34.1N 69.9W AT 11 PM EDT IS MOVING NE AT 17 KT. CRISTOBAL WILL
MOVE TO NEAR 36.1N 66.6W BY 5 AM THU...TO 39.3N 59.6W BY 5 PM
THU...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE THU NIGHT. OTHERWISE...A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD SE INTO THE AREA THU NIGHT AND FRI...EXPAND ACROSS THE
AREA FRI NIGHT INTO EARLY SAT...THEN PERSIST OVER THE WATERS
THROUGH MON NIGHT. SEE LATEST NHC ADVISORY ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT
S PORTION TO 25 KT. WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE
PORTION 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25
KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION N TO NE 30 TO 40 KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING
N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO
20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N TO NE WINDS 20 T0
30 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION 35 TO 50 KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING NW 15
TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT...EXCEPT E PORTION 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10
FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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

...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...EXCEPT NE PORTION 13 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 25 KT EARLY.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.


.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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