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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
506 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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 STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING SE
OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT.
A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO
THU...PASS SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST
OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE
BECOMING WEAKER. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
LATE FRI AND PASS N OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE SLOWLY S OVER THE FAR NRN WATERS SAT...THEN STALL AND BECOME
NEARLY STATIONARY LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT MOVES
JUST N OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT AS WEAK LOW PRES DEVELOPS
ALONG THE FRONT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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