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FZNT34 KWBC 230243
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1043 PM 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 just E of the
waters will drift E tonight. A cold front will approach from the
NW tonight, move slowly SE across the waters Wed through Thu
night, stall over the central and S waters Fri night, and persist
through Sun night. Another ridge will build SE toward the N
waters Fri and Fri night, and persist off the New England coast
through Sun night. Low pres is expected to develop just S of the
waters Sat, and slowly approach the S waters Sat night through
Sun night.

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs developing.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs ending.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 4 to 7 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMS late.
.WED...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4
to 7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs ending.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 8 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers
and TSTMs developing.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, then
becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...Winds becoming NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and a chance of TSTMs.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and a chance of TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 2 to
4 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 building to 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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