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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N ATLANTIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
243 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN W OF 50W FROM 30N TO 50N.


THE MODELS REMAIN IN VERY GOOD AGREEMENT TONIGHT. DIFFERENCES
BETWEEN THE GFS/ECMWF/UKMET ARE 5 KT OR LESS THROUGH ALMOST ALLL
THE FORECAST. WEAK STNRY FRONT OFF THE SC COAST WILL GRADUALLY AND
QUIETLY DSIPT TODAY. NEXT FRATURE IS COLD FRONT FCST TO APPCH THE
NRN WATERS LATE SUN. MODELS HV BN INCONSISTENT ON WHTHR FRONT
HANGS UP ACRS THE GULF OF MAINE WITH PSBL WK LOW PRES LATE MON
AND TUE. TNGTS RUNS ONLY HINT AT THAT...AND PRETTY MUCH MAINTAIN
SW FLOW...SO WILL STAY WITH SW WINDS INCRSNG TO 15 TO 20 KT SUN N
OF HTTRS CANYON. FRONT WILL WASH OUT AND BE REPLACED BY SCND
APPCHG BOUNDRY TUE. GFS WINDS LOOK A TAD OVRDN AT TIMES...ESP
COMPARED TO ECMWF AND UKMET...SO WL CAP WINDS AT 20 KT...EXCEPT
WILL LET WINDS RISE TO 25 KT AS THE GFS/ECMWF ARE IN AGRMNT HERE.
MODELS REMAIN IN EXCELLENT AGRMNT WITH FRONT PUSHING SE OVR THE
NRN WATERS WED...WITH GFS/ECMWF/UKMET NEARLY IDENTICAL IN TAKING
FRONT S TO JUST N OF CAPE HTTRS BY 12Z THU.


.SEAS...THE 00Z WAVEWATCH III INITIALIZED WELL TONIGHT. WAVE MODEL
GDNC LOOKS GOOD AND WILL BE FLLWD CLOSELY.


.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.NT1 NEW ENGLAND WATERS...
     NONE.

.NT2 MID ATLC WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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