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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
951 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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 LOW PRES CENTER E OF THE
CENTRAL WATERS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND MOVE OFF TO THE E
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS THU...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THU
NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW ON THE FRONT INTENSIFIES NE OF THE
AREA. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI
THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT
AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT
PASSES NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN
MOVE OFFSHORE LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
.MON...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 2
TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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