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FZNT34 KWBC 171500
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1100 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 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.

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front over the S waters
will pass SE of the area today. An area of high pres will build E
over the waters today into Wed, then shift E of the region Wed
night and Thu. Another area of high pres will build E towards the
region Thu night through Fri night, then pass N of the 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...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.


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