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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
915 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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 WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO SUN...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE TROUGH OFF THE GEORGIA
COAST TONIGHT..DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS SUN THROUGH TUE...THEN
DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL
A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS LATER SUN THROUGH TUE. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY WED...MOVE
OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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