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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
344 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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 STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE ERN
PORTION OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE E AND SE AWAY FROM THE WATERS
TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON...
MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE
REGION MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST TUE...PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT...AND
THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT...CROSS THE WATERS THU...THEN PASS
SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
ENDING EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT IN AND NEAR TSTMS
EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 16 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT IN OR NEAR
TSTMS EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
ENDING.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 17
FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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