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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
948 AM EST MON MAR 2 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 MOVE QUICKLY SE
OVER THE WATERS TODAY...AS LOW PRES RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES WELL NE
OF THE AREA. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE. A
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED.
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION LATE WED...THEN
PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO
THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO
FRI...MOVING E OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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