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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
401 PM EST THU JAN 19 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 STRONG LOW NEAR 37N 59W WILL
MOVE OFF TO THE E TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE
COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE
LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS
N OF THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY W TO E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO THE COAST TUE 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...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3
TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN S PORTION
BECOMING SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15
FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST NE.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17
FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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