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High Frequency Voice Broadcast (Mid Atlantic)

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FZNT34 KWBC 251446
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1046 AM EDT THU MAY 25 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 COLD FRONT ACROSS THE SW
PORTION WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST FRI AND FRI NIGHT...
THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A WARM FRONT
WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN 
DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT AS A
WEAK LOW TRACKS E ALONG THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL THEN DRIFT NE
ACROSS THE N WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD
FRONT MOVING TO THE COAST MON NIGHT. 

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT S PORTION S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT EARLY. WINDS BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS 5 
TO 9 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH 
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 10 
FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. 

BALTIMORE CANYON TO THE HAGUE LINE SOUTH OF 1000 FM

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO 11
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS 
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR 
LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 
FT. 
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT. 
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT. 
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N PORTION BECOMING NE 
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 
7 FT. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. 
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 
TO 10 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE. 
.TONIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 10 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 

.FORECASTER VUKITS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP)
Ocean Prediction Center
Mr. Darin Figurskey
Chief, Ocean Forecast Branch
NCWCP, W/NP41
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College Park, Maryland 20740-3818

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