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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
354 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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 RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
INTO THE WATERS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
AREA LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL
SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW THU INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN
WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD OVER 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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S EARLY...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...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
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

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

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

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

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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