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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1035 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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 WARM FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS
WILL LIFT NE OF THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT AND TUE. LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W LATE TUE...TRACK E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE REGION...THEN PASS
E OF THE AREA WED INTO WED NIGHT AS THE FRONT CONTINUES SE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST LATE FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING
A COLD FRONT OVER THE AREA. THE LOW AND COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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