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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
454 AM EDT SUN APR 23 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 COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT S ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS EARLY TODAY...THEN STALL THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE
TONIGHT. A SECOND AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE N INTO THE SRN
WATERS MON...AND MERGE WITH THE FIRST AREA OF LOW PRES OFF THE SE
COAST MON NIGHT. THE COMBINED LOW WILL MOVE N ACROSS THE REGION
TUE INTO WED WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS.
THE LOW WILL THEN LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU AS THE
FRONT MOVES E OF THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W OVER
THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

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

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND CHANCE
OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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