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FZNT34 KWBC 202045
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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
445 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 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...Tropical Storm Jose was located
near 39.2N 69.1W at 5 PM EDT today, and moving NE or 045 degrees
at 07 kt. Jose will move to 39.5N 69.0W at 2 AM tonight, to 39.6N
67.9W by 2 PM Thu, to 39.6N 68.3W by 2 AM Thu night, to 39.5N
69.2W by 2 PM Fri as a post-tropical low, to 39.3N 70.0W by 2 PM
Sat, to 39.3N 70.3W by 2 PM Sun, then to 39.4N 71.2W by 2 PM Mon.
S to SE swell from Jose will impact the waters tonight. Hurricane
Maria will approach the area from the S Sun through Mon. S to SE
swell from Maria will move through the area Fri into Mon night.
Refer to the latest National Hurricane Center advisories on
Tropical Storm Jose and Hurricane Maria. Otherwise, a high pres
ridge will build over the S waters tonight through Fri, then
weaken Fri night.

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
6 to 10 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 50 to 60 kt, becoming S to SE 45 to 55
kt. Seas 15 to 26 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...W to NW winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. Numerous
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming S to SE 35 to
45 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 12 to
20 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to
35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft.

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

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to
11 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.MON and MON NIGHT...Hurricane conditions possible.

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

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.MON and MON NIGHT...Hurricane conditions possible.

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.


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