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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
344 AM EST TUE JAN 24 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...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES 90 NM E OF
CAPE MAY NJ WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE COAST THIS MORNING...THEN
CLEAR N OF THE WATERS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. A SECONDARY LOW
CENTER ABOUT 120 NM NE OF HATTERAS NC WILL MOVE NE THROUGH THE
DAY TODAY WHILE PULLING A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH ACROSS THE WATERS.
A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST LATER
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI INTO SAT
NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT EARLY...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW EARLY...
THEN...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO
22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO
20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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