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FZNT34 KWBC 300235
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1035 PM EDT SAT APR 29 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT...BECOME
STATIONARY SUN...THEN RETURN NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT
SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
W MON...MOVE OFFSHORE MON NIGHT...THEN DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS
WHILE WEAKENING TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO
WED...STALL AND WEAKEN ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WED NIGHT...THEN
LIFT BACK N AS A WARM FRONT THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE LOW PRES
APPROACHES THE MID ATLC COAST. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N OF
THE FRONT WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS THU
NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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