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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1104 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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...STRONG HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE
WATERS WILL MAINTAIN A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S
OVER THE N WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN SUN
AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT
NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PERSIST E AND NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE
AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE...THEN MOVE NE OVER
THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE
CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
FROM W.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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