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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 AM EST MON DEC 5 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING INTO
THE S WATERS WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WHILE
WEAKENING. LOW PRES NEAR CAPE HATTERAS WILL PASS E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL
DEVELOP TUE AND MOVE NE NEAR THE CAROLINA COAST...CONTINUE NE
INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE WED INTO WED
NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NW THU. LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION THU NIGHT PULLING
THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE N WATERS.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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