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FZNT34 KWBC 271424
OFFN32

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
924 AM EST MON FEB 27 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 CENTER WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION
TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED...MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
NIGHT AND THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING
LOW PRES WILL PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E
OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST NE.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST NW.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11
FT... HIGHEST NE.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO W 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NW.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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