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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
448 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 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
TODAY INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S OVER THE
N WATERS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE
DELMARVA COAST SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE N LATE TONIGHT 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 E TOWARD THE COAST.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

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

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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