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FZNT34 KWBC 231501
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1001 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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...Low pressure will develop near
the coast along a stationary front over the southern waters
today. The low will track N near the coast later today and
tonight, while lifting the front NE across the area as a warm
front. High pressure over the N waters will shift E of the area
late today and tonight. A strong cold front will move E across
the waters Sun and Sun night. High pressure will slowly build SE
into the S waters Mon night through Tue night, and shift SE of
the area Wed. Another cold front will move SE across the area
late Tue through Wed, then will stall over the S waters Wed night
as low pressure develops along the front.

Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon including the waters west of
39.3N 71.9W...SW to 37.7N 72.9W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 3 to 6 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 5 to 9 ft. Rain and areas of fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.MON...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 8 to 15 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt, then becoming S to
SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 8 to
13 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 11 to 18
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.MON...W winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming 35 to 50 kt. Seas building
to 13 to 28 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 35 to 50 kt, becoming W to NW 35 to 45 kt.
Seas 16 to 31 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 26 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 22 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 19 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 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.MON...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 12 to 20 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE 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 SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...SW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 7 to 12
ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable less than
10 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft, becoming 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

Cape Fear to 31N out to 32N 73W to 31N 74W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 ft, then becoming 4 to 8 ft late.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

.Forecaster Mills. Ocean Prediction Center.



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