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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N ATLANTIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
304 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN W OF 50W FROM 30N TO 50N.

SUMMARY...00Z NCEP SFC ANALYSIS SHOWS A WARM FNT EXTNDG W TO E
ACROSS THE NRN NT1 WTRS...AND A COLD FNT APRCHG SRN NEW ENG AND
THE MID ATLC COAST. LATEST AVAIL ASCAT DATA FROM 01Z AND 02Z
EARLIER TONITE WAS SHOWING SW WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KT OVER THE OUTER
ZONES OF THE NT2 AREA...AND WINDS TO 20 KT ACROSS THE SW PART OF
THE NT2 AREA. LIGHTNING DENSITY PRODUCT DATA AT 0650Z INDICATES A
LINE OF SCT SHOWERS/TSTMS IN SW FLOW...EXTNDG NE TO SW OVER THE
NT2 WTRS.

THE 00Z MED RNG MDLS ARE IN GUD OVERALL AGREEMNT ACROSS THE OFSHR
WTRS THRU THE FCST PRD...AND MAIN DIFF NOTED AMONG THE MDLS IS
WITH STRENGTH OF THE PREVAILING SW FLOW OVER THE NT2 AREA DURG
MOST OF THE FCST PRD. LAST FEW RUNS OF THE GFS HV SHOWN VRY GUD
CONSISTENCY...SO THE REPRESENTATIVE 00Z GFS 10M SOLN WILL BE USED
TO POPULATE THE WIND GRIDS. AM NOT PLANNING TO MAKE ANY SIGNIF
CHANGES TO THE CURRENT FCST TREND.

.SEAS...THE WNA VERSION OF THE 00Z WAVEWATCH III MDL HAS VRY GUD
SUPPORT FROM THE 00Z ECMWF WAM...SO IT WILL BE USED FOR THE SEA
HT GRIDS THRU THE ENTIRE FCST PRD.

.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.

.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.NT1 NEW ENGLAND WATERS...
     NONE.

.NT2 MID ATLC WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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