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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1007 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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 WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT AS A STRENGTHENING LOW PASSES E AND
SE OVER THE N WATERS. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY E OF THE WATERS THU
INTO THU NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE WATERS. THE HIGH
WILL CROSS THE WATERS FROM W TO E LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS IT
WEAKENS. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE
HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT NIGHT WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS
NEAR THE COAST. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE OHIO VALLEY SUN AND SUN NIGHT AND PUSH A STRONG WARM
FRONT OFF THE MID ATLC COAST. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF
THE SE COAST LATE SUN NIGHT.

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 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER CLARK. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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