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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
422 PM EST SAT FEB 13 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...STRONG LOW PRES JUST NE OF THE
WATERS WILL RAPIDLY MOVE NE THIS EVENING. A STRONG HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW TONIGHT... MOVE TO THE COAST
SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON
NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES EARLY TUE...THEN PASS
N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD
FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT SE OVER THE AREA. THE LOW WILL STRENGTHEN E
OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO
THE COAST.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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