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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 26 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 COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE W TODAY THEN PUSH SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT OFF THE N CAROLINA
COAST FRI...THEN INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES NE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A SECOND LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER
THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN INTENSIFY AND MOVE E SUN. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST MON INTO MON NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH POSSIBLE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22
FT. SHOWERS...ISOLATED TSTMS...AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO
N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SW 30 TO 45
KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 45 KT...HIGHEST
E. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT...HIGHEST E. SEAS 13 TO 20
FT. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO N TO
NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION SW 30 TO
45 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT AND FRI...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 45 KT SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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