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FZNT34 KWBC 031510
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1010 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO
THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG
THE FRONT. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES CENTER WILL THEN BUILD
TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...AND MOVE E ACROSS
THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION SAT...AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS SAT
NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N 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 TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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