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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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 TROUGH OVER THE NRN
WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE
SRN WATERS WILL EXPAND N ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY
AND TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT SLOWLY NE OVER THE AREA THU THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE INTO THE NE WATERS THU...
AND WILL STALL THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT NE OF THE WATERS AS
A WARM FRONT FRI. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PASS SE AND S OF THE
WATERS THU INTO FRI. A LOW IS EXPECTED TO FORM ALONG THE TROUGH
JUST S OF THE WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY DRIFT NW
TOWARDS THE SE COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS E PORTION.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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