High Frequency Voice Broadcast (Mid Atlantic)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1036 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

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 warm front will lift N and NE
across the waters today as low pressure develops near or just N
of the waters and moves E. The low and warm front will pass E and
NE of the waters tonight, with an associated weak trailing cold
front moving SE over the northern and central portions. The weak
cold front will stall across the northern and central waters
early Fri and then dissipate later Fri. High pressure will build
W toward the area Fri night into Sat night, and then shift back
to the E of the region Sun and Sun night. Another cold front will
approach the coast Sun into Sun night, then move slowly offshore
into the northern portions later Sun night into Mon. The front
will stall across the northern waters Mon night.  

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

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 

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

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and tstms. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance
of showers and tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of
showers and tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

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

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and tstms. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

.Forecaster Collins. Ocean Prediction Center.