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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1112 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 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...Tropical Storm Jose was located
near 39.0N 70.0W at 11 AM EDT today, and moving NE or 035 degrees
at 07 kt. Jose will move to 39.5N 69.0W at 8 PM tonight, to 39.8N
68.1W by 8 AM Thu, to 39.6N 68.3W by 8 PM Thu night, to 39.5N
69.0W by 8 AM Fri as a post-tropical low, to 39.3N 70.0W by 8 AM
Sat, to 39.3N 70.0W by 8 AM Sun, then to 39.3N 70.0W by 8 AM Mon.
S to SE swell from Jose will impact the waters today into
tonight. Hurricane Maria is expected to approach the area from
the S Sun night and move to just S of the waters near 30.5N 73.0W
by 2 AM Sun night. S to SE swell from Maria is expected to move
through the area Fri into Sun night. Refer to the latest National
Hurricane Center advisories on Tropical Storm Jose and Hurricane
Maria. Otherwise, a high pres ridge will build over the S waters
today through Fri, then weaken Fri night.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 45 to 60 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft. Numerous
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 45 to 60 kt. Seas 16 to 30 ft. Numerous
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...W to NW winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to NW 30 to
40 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft. Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 13 to
22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.

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

.TODAY...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

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

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.

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

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SUN NIGHT...Hurricane conditions possible.

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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