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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
351 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W LATE TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM
FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N.
THE LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS
QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT.

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

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO E
TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS N. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8
FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11
TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6
TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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