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FZNT34 KWBC 030916
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
416 AM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER JUST S
OF NEWFOUNDLAND WILL DRIFT SE TODAY INTO SUN...WHILE PULLING A
LOW PRES TROUGH INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE SRN WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT...THEN
PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION SUN INTO MON WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
S CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL
DEVELOP AND MOVE NE NEAR THE SE COAST TUE... CONTINUE NE INTO THE
CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED WHILE
WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST
WED NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 1
TO 3 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5
TO 9 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN W PORTION
BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN NW PORTION
BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION
BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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