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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Wed Jan 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...Developing low pressure will
slowly approach the coast tonight into Thu, then pass N of the
waters later Thu into Fri while pulling a strong cold front E
over the area. A weaker cold front will pass just N of the waters
later Fri into Fri night. High pressure will build E to the Mid-
Atlantic coast Fri night, move E across the northern waters Sat,
then pass NE of the region Sat night. A weak low will move E
across the N waters Sat and Sat night. A high pressure ridge will
build E over the southern waters Sun and Sun night, then weaken
Mon and Mon night. Yet another low will develop E of the area Sun
and Sun night, then move off to the NE Mon. Another cold front
will move E across the northern waters Sun night into Mon.
Another ridge will build E across the area Mon and Mon night.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft, building to 15 to
24 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...S winds 30 to 40 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft, building to 17 to 26 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming SW. Seas 14 to 27 ft.
Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Baltimore Canyon to Hatteras Canyon out to 36N 70W to 34N 71W

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...S winds 30 to 40 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt. Seas
11 to 18 ft, building to 17 to 26 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 14 to 23 ft.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

Hatteras Canyon to Cape Fear out to 34N 71W to 32N 73W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 24 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to
9 ft.

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.



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