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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1100 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE
WATERS WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE
OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TODAY...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SLOWLY SE INTO
THE NW WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL FORM
ON THE FRONT AND MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST WED...THEN PASS
NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN
PUSH OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTER MOVES
TO NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST.

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

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

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

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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