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FZNT34 KWBC 160840
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
440 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 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...Hurricane Gert was located at
36.0N 68.4W at 5 am this morning and was moving northeast or
45 degrees at 18 kt. Gert is expected to track NE to near 37.7N
64.8W by 2 pm today, then move off to the E tonight. Otherwise, a
weak stationary front will form across central waters today,
persist over the region tonight through Thu night, then slowly
lift NE across the waters as a warm front Fri through Sat. A high
pres ridge will build just N of the area Thu and Thu night, then
shift NE of the area Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will
push SE into the NW portion Sat night, then continue slowly SE
across the N and central waters Sun into Sun night as another
ridge builds in from the NW.

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

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E to NE 25 to
35 kt, then, becoming N 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft, building
to 12 to 20 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft, subsiding
to 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt,
then, becoming variable. Seas 8 to 14 ft, subsiding to 3 to
6 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt,
then, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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