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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1000 PM EST MON JAN 16 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 N
PORTION WILL DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN CONTINUE NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE FAR NE
PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF THE E THU INTO
THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST THU...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT NIGHT WHILE A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN W TO SW. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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