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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1014 AM EST THU FEB 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...HIGH PRES CENTERED E OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL MOVE E AWAY FROM THE REGION TODAY INTO FRI
NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN
WATERS. A LOW PRES AREA NEAR THE E COAST OF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY
APPROACH FROM THE SW TODAY INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SE PORTION
FRI NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE 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 STRENGTHEN E OF THE
REGION MON NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 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.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF 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 N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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