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FZNT34 KWBC 221457
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
957 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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 cold front will pass slowly SE
across the area today into tonight as developing low pres moves
NE over the outer waters along the front. High pres will build E
over the N and central waters Thu and Thu night, and pass E of
the area Fri into Fri night as low pres approaches from the S.
The low will then slowly strengthen as it moves NE over the
waters late Fri night and Sat, and pass NE of the region Sat
night into Sun. Another high pres will slowly build E toward the
waters late Sun and Sun night.

Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon including the waters west of
39.3N 71.9W...SW to 37.7N 72.9W

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 45 to 55 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft, building to 14 to 21 ft. Scattered showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds 45 to 55 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
13 to 22 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon out to 36N 70W to 34N 71W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear out to 34N 71W to 32N 73W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Cape Fear to 31N out to 32N 73W to 31N 74W

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Chance of showers
and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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