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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1012 PM EST FRI DEC 2 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 LOW PRES CENTER JUST S
OF NEWFOUNDLAND WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT E TONIGHT INTO SUN...WHILE
PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO
SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION SUN INTO MON NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST SUN
NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE S CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL DEVELOP AND TRACK NE NEAR THE SE
COAST TUE... TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA WED WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST WED NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO NW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING N
TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING S TO
SE. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING
N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N
PORTION BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST
NE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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