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High Frequency Voice Broadcast (Mid Atlantic)

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FZNT34 KWBC 270836
OFFN32

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
436 AM EDT Tue Jun 27 2017

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...A high pres ridge will weaken
just SE of the waters early today. A stationary front across the
central and S waters will start drifting E today while a weak low
pres center moves NE along the front. The low will then pull the
front E of the waters tonight. High pres will build to the coast
Wed, move offshore late Wed and Wed night, and pass E of the
region Thu and Thu night while establishing a ridge across the
central and S waters. The ridge will persist across the S portion
Fri through Sat night.  

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

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt, then, becoming
W to SW. Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
1 to 3 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

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

.TODAY...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

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

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and
showers. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

.Forecaster Kells. Ocean Prediction Center.


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