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FZNT34 KWBC 181347
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
947 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 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...A weak stationary front across
the S waters will slowly lift NE across the area as a warm front
today into Sat night. A weak cold front will push SE across the N
and central waters late tonight into Sat night, stall across the
central waters Sun into Mon and weaken, then return NE across the
area as a warm front Mon night and Tue. A high pres ridge will
build E across the N waters Sun night through Mon night, then
pass E of the area Tue. Another cold front will then approach
from the NW Tue night.

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

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15
kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15
kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2
to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7
ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 3 to 6 ft, highest
W.
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 3
to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, except NW portion
becoming N to NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SUN...Winds becoming variable less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SUN...W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT and TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

.Forecaster Vukits. Ocean Prediction Center.


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