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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
859 PM EST MON FEB 20 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE NW TONIGHT WHILE LOW PRES INTENSIFIES WELL E OF THE
REGION. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS TUE AND
TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE S THU
AND THU NIGHT...LIFT NE INTO THE SRN WATERS LATE FRI AND FRI
NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE LATE SAT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 9 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING E
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS
SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST
NE.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6
TO 12 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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