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FZNT34 KWBC 221451
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
951 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

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...Weak high pressure over the
waters early today, will move E of the area later today into
tonight as a warm front develops N of the waters. A strong cold
front will approach from the W tonight into Tue, and move E over
the waters later Tue and Tue night. A secondary cold front will
move SE across the N and central waters late Wed and Wed night. A
high pressure ridge will build E toward the coast Thu and Thu
night as low pressure forms E of the N portion. The ridge will
reach the coast Fri, and move offshore Fri night.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Chance of rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE.
Seas 1 to 3 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft, building to 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 15 ft. Scattered showers and slight
chance of TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
4 to 8 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

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

.TODAY...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.



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