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FZNT34 KWBC 242046
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
446 PM EDT WED AUG 24 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NRN
WATERS WILL WEAKEN AND DRIFT S OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM
THE NW FRI...THEN MOVE SE OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT
NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE NRN
WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON
NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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