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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
958 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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 PREVAIL
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON. A WEAK
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WILL BECOME STATIONARY TODAY...
THEN RETURN NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT INTO MON.
A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W MON...MOVE
OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED...STALL AND
WEAKEN ACROSS THE S CENTRAL WATERS WED NIGHT...THEN LIFT BACK N
AS A WARM FRONT THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW
APPROACHES THE MID ATLC COAST. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N
OF THE FRONT WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS THU
NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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