High Frequency Voice Broadcast (Mid Atlantic)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
352 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

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 near Delaware Bay
will move NE and pass S of Long Island this evening and across
Georges Bank tonight into Mon while intensifying. A strong cold
front will move SE over the area Mon and Mon night. High pressure
will build toward the coast Tue and Tue night, then will slowly
drift E over the region Wed and Wed night. Strengthening low
pressure will move N through the Mid-Atlantic states Thu and Thu
night, and near the lower Great Lakes Fri and Fri night while
pulling a strong cold front E over the waters. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance of rain. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 1 to 3 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 1 to
3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W 25 to 35 kt. Seas
11 to 19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.MON...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft.
Scattered showers. 
.TUE...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 21 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to
40 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 9 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered showers. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.WED...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 4 to
8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft. 

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7 to
12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. 

.Forecaster Clark. Ocean Prediction Center.