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FZNT34 KWBC 170258
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
958 PM EST Tue Jan 16 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...Developing low pressure about
90 nm NE of the Virginia Capes will move N and NE across the
waters tonight, then pass N of the region Wed as high pressure
builds to the W of the waters. Another low will develop well E of
Cape Hatteras later Wed and Wed night, then intensify as it moves
E and NE away from the area Thu and Thu night. High pressure will
build E toward the southern portion later Thu and Thu night,
drift E over the S portion Fri, and then remain over the S waters
Fri night into Sun night. A cold front will approach the area Sat
night, then move SE across the N and central waters Sun and Sun
night.

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Light
freezing spray.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance
of rain.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to
15 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.


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