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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1100 PM EDT SAT APR 22 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES JUST E OF THE
FAR NE PORTION WILL MOVE NE AWAY FROM THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL
THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. AN AREA
OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST SUN NIGHT. 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 THEN MOVE N ACROSS THE REGION LATE MON NIGHT
THROUGH WED WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS. THE LOW
WILL LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT AS A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W
TOWARDS THE SRN WATERS. THE RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE S
PORTION 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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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