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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N ATLANTIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
319 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN W OF 50W FROM 30N TO 50N.

SCATTEROMETER PASS FM 02Z SHOWED THE NW WINDS OVR THE GULF OF
MAINE AND GEORGES BANK SLGTLY STRNGR THEN GFS 30M WINDS FCST...
AND LGT WINDS ELSEWHERE WINDS ARE LGT. SO WILL BGN WITH GFS 30M
WINDS. MODELS AGREE ON WEAK FRONT NR CAPE CHARLES TNGT TO STALL
JUST S OF HTTRS CANYON TODAY...THEN GRADU DSIPT TODAY AND TNGT.
AS LRG SFC HIGH SLIDES E OF THE NRN WATERS...WINDS WILL VEER TO S
TO SW LATER SAT...WITH S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT SUSTAINING THRU SUN N
OF HTTRS CNYN. WILL FLLW GFS 10M WINDS INCRSNG TO 25 KT OVR THE GF
OF MAINE. CHRISTOBAL WAS EST NR 41.5N 52W AT 06Z AND IS RACING OFF
TO THE NE IN AT ABOUT 40 KT.

MODELS HV SOME DISAGREEMENT ON DVLPMNT OF WK LOW PSBLY DVLPNG
ALONG WK STNRY OVR THE GF OF MAINE MON. OTW...GFS/UKMET AGREE ON
FRONT STALLING OVR GULF OF MAINE WITH WEAK COLD FRONT APPCHNG FM
THE W...WHILE TH ECMWF HAS BKOKEN RANKS AND NOW KEEPS THIS BOUNDRY
N. BY 12Z WED...ECMWF AND GFS HOLD THE FRONT OFFSHORE. WILL LIKELY
COMPROMISE BTWN THE GFS AND ECMWF FOR TUE AND WED.


.SEAS...SEAS ARE SUBSIDING SLOWLY OVR THE NRN OFFSHORE WATERS...
EXCPET CLOSER TO THE W SIDE OF CHRISTOBAL..SEAS ARE COMING DONW
MODERATELY...AS CHRISTOBAL IS OUTRACING ITS SEAS. SEA HGTS WERE
CLOSE TO 22Z SCATTEROMETER PASS...AS THE PASS TRACKED ABOUT 300 NM
SW OF THE CENTER. N OF THE VA CAPES...SE SWELLS OF 10 TO 13 SEC
ARE COMMON. SEAS ARE VERY CLOSE TO THE WAVEWATCH GUESS. MAY MAKE
BRF MENTION OF SE SWELL OVR THE NE WATERS TODAY. THE WAVEWATCH
GDNC LOOKS GOOD AND LTTL DFFRNC WITH THE ECMWF WAM...SO WILL DO A
50/50 BLEND.


.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.NT1 NEW ENGLAND WATERS...
     NONE.

.NT2 MID ATLC WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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