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FZNT34 KWBC 221457
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
957 AM EST WED FEB 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL PASS
E OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...THEN MOVE E OF THE
REGION THU INTO FRI WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND NRN WATERS. A LOW PRES CENTER IN THE NE GULF OF MEXICO WILL
SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW TODAY INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN
WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE NE SAT AND SAT NIGHT
WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS
THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA SUN AND
SUN NIGHT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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