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FZNT34 KWBC 302120
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
420 PM EST FRI JAN 30 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
OF THE WATERS THIS EVENING. LOW PRES WILL INTENSIFY NEAR GEORGES
BANK TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN WILL MOVE NE AWAY FROM THE AREA LATE
SAT THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E AND MOVE OVER THE WATERS
LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA SUN AND SUN
NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
LATE SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON. THE STRENGTHENING LOW WILL PULL A
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS MON...AND THEN PASS E OF THE AREA
MON NIGHT. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS
MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN MOVE E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE OVER THE AREA. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SHIFT
E OF THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST WED
NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO
12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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