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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1051 PM 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 WEAK LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK
NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE. ANOTHER INTENSIFYING LOW WILL RACE N ALONG THE COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS THU...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA THU
NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST THU
NIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE NW WATERS FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT
NIGHT...PUSH SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SUN...THEN BECOME
STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON WHILE
WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE SRN WATERS
MON NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
NE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION N WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION S WINDS INCREASING
TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN N
PORTION SHIFTING TO E TO NE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION BECOMING
S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION BECOMING
NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E PORTION S TO SW WINDS
INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT EARLY. WINDS THEN BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST FAR E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 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...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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