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FZNT34 KWBC 220821
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
421 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 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...A high pres ridge across the N
waters will weaken and pass E of the area today into tonight. A
cold front will approach from the NW tonight, move slowly SE
across the waters Wed through Thu night, then stall over the
central and S waters Fri into Sat. The cold front will pass S of
the area Sat night. Another ridge will build SE over the N and
central waters Fri and Fri night, then into the S waters Sat and
Sat night.

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

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. TSTMs
and scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

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

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

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

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Scovil. Ocean Prediction Center.



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