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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
958 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 35N 72W
WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PASS
E OF THE WATERS SUN. HIGH PRES WILL IN FROM THE W SUN...MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT 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...THEN PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THE APPROACH FROM THE W
WED NIGHT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS WITH AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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