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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
448 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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.

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A cold front just SE of the
waters will drift SE today into tonight. An area of high pres
will build E over the N waters today into tonight, then shift E
of the region Thu. A high pres ridge will build SE over the area
Thu night through Fri night, then persist over the waters Sat
through Sun night.

Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon including the waters west of
39.3N 71.9W...SW to 37.7N 72.9W

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon out to 36N 70W to 34N 71W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear out to 34N 71W to 32N 73W

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

Cape Fear to 31N out to 32N 73W to 31N 74W

.TODAY...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of rain.
Scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.



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