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FZNT34 KWBC 091519
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1019 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 71W
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. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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