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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
ISSUED BY NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1103 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 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...HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS WILL WEAKEN TODAY. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE
TODAY...TRACK E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE REGION...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED
INTO WED NIGHT AS THE FRONT CONTINUES SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
NE PORTION WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
FRI AND FRI NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST LATE FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE
AREA. THE LOW AND COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT
AND 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 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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