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FZNT34 KWBC 060230
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
930 PM EST THU MAR 5 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE
AREA FRI. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH SAT...SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT
INTO SUN NIGHT. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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