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FZNT34 KWBC 220840
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
340 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS N OF
THE WATERS TODAY. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS TODAY
THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH
TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST
EARLY WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E
OF THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION
LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE FRI.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COAST FRI NIGHT.

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

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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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