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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
945 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE W EARLY TONIGHT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE LATER TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN
NIGHT INTO MON. A WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE AREA
LATER MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL PASS E OVER THE NRN
WATERS TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL FORM ALONG THE FRONT NEAR CAPE HATTERAS LATE WED...PASS NE
OVER THE AREA WED NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE THU. A
THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE THU AND THU NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21
FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN SW LATE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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