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FZNT34 KWBC 200815
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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
315 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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 strong high pressure will
persist just east of the area today through Sat night. A weak
cold front will move into the northern waters Wed night, stall
Thu and Thu night, then lift back north of the area Fri. Another
weak cold front will move into the far northern portions Sat,
then stall 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.



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