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FZNT34 KWBC 041416
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1016 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 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 STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL MOVE
NE ALONG THE SE COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE NE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
OFFSHORE. THE COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WED
NIGHT AND THU...THEN LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT AS ANOTHER LOW MOVES NE TO THE MID ATLC COAST. THE LOW WILL
CONTINUE NE OVER THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS DEVELOPING LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING LATE.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WINDS TO
35 KT POSSIBLE IN OR NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. WINDS TO 35 KT
POSSIBLE IN OR NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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