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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 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...HIGH PRES CENTERED NE OF BERMUDA
WILL MOVE E AWAY FROM THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS. STRONG LOW
PRES E OF FLORIDA...N OF THE BAHAMAS...WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM
THE SW EARLY TODAY...MOVE N INTO THE SE PORTION LATER TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE N AND NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT
WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS
THE REGION. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE WATERS SUN...MOVE
E ACROSS THE AREA SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN SLOWLY STRENGTHEN E OF
THE REGION MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE NW
PORTION MON NIGHT...AND PASS N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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