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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1001 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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 ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO SAT. STRONG LOW PRES JUST S OF SE
WATERS WILL MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE
TO THE N AND NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A
STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE REGION. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD E TOWARDS THE WATERS SUN...MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA SUN NIGHT
AND MON...THEN SLOWLY STRENGTHEN E OF THE REGION MON NIGHT INTO
TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A PAIR
OF LOW PRES SYSTEMS WILL PASS N OF THE AREA TUE INTO WED NIGHT.

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN OVER
FAR W PORTION SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT.


BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS, TSTMS AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
ENDING. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS, TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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