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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1002 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY
BUILD E TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS MON. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW
MON NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA TUE NIGHT INTO
WED...FOLLOWED THEN BY A COLD FRONT PUSHING SE INTO THE FAR NW
WATERS WED NIGHT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W
TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5
FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 19 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 19 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST S.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO SE
5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST N.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST
N.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST S.
.SUN...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT...
HIGHEST S. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING E 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST NE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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