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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 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 ACROSS THE S
WATERS WILL SHIFT N INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE
DELMARVA COAST TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
IN N OF THE FRONT TODAY...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE AREA TONIGHT
THROUGH TUE. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A
WARM FRONT LATE TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION
TUE NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED
INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. THE
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU
NIGHT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NE
PORTION.

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E...THEN BECOMING E
TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. 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. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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