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FZNT34 KWBC 231448
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1048 AM EDT Fri Jun 23 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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 high pres ridge will prevail
just S of the waters today through Sun, then weaken Sun Night
through Mon Night. A cold front will approach from the NW tonight
into Sat, then push SE across the N and central waters late Sat
into Sat night while low pres tracks NE along the front. The
front will stall across the central waters Sun into Mon, then
dissipate Mon night as another cold front moves SE towards the
coast. The cold front will move SE into the N and central waters
Tue, then pass E of the waters Tue night as high pres builds to
the coast.

Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon including the waters west of
39.3N 71.9W...SW to 37.7N 72.9W

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon out to 36N 70W to 34N 71W

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear out to 34N 71W to 32N 73W

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 1 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Cape Fear to 31N out to 32N 73W to 31N 74W

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.


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