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FZNT34 KWBC 190319
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1019 PM EST WED JAN 18 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 E OF THE
NRN WATERS WILL MOVE E TONIGHT AND THU...THEN WILL ACCELERATE NE
FRI AND FRI NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL PASS S OF THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU. WEAKENING HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E INTO
THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE E OVER THE WATERS FRI
INTO FRI NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE
HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE
NE TOWARDS THE SE COAST SUN AND SUN NIGHT AND LIFT A WARM FRONT N
ALONG THE COAST. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE COAST MON AND MON
NIGHT AND PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SUN NIGHT INTO
MON NIGHT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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