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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1101 AM EDT SUN APR 23 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDING NE FROM
NEAR CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW
PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE TONIGHT. A SECOND AREA OF
LOW PRES WILL MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS MON...AND MERGE WITH THE
FIRST AREA OF LOW PRES OFF THE SE COAST MON NIGHT. THE COMBINED
LOW WILL MOVE N ACROSS THE REGION TUE INTO WED WHILE PULLING A
STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL THEN LIFT N OF
THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU AS THE FRONT MOVES E OF THE AREA. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W OVER THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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