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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1014 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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 COLD FRONT MOVING SE OVER THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO THU...PASS SE ACROSS
THE AREA LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE BECOMING WEAKER. A
WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND PASS N
OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT S OVER THE
NRN WATERS SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY LATE SAT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND
MON NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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