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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1104 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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...AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER
WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY...
THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TONIGHT. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP
OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE DELMARVA
PENINSULA FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...PUSH SE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS SUN...THEN BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN DRIFT BACK NE AS A WARM
FRONT LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W
INTO THE SRN WATERS.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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