High Frequency Voice Broadcast (Mid Atlantic)

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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
955 AM EST Wed Feb 20 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...High pressure will build SE over
the northern waters today, then shift E of the area tonight.
Developing low pressure over the SW waters will strengthen as it
moves NE along the southeast, then Mid-Atlantic coast today into
early tonight. The low will then pass NE of the area later
tonight into Thu while pulling a strong cold front SE over the
area. The cold front will reach the southern waters Thu night,
stall Fri and Fri night, then lift N across the area as a warm
front Sat into Sat night as a low forms along the front. High
pressure will build SE over the N portion Fri night and early
Sat, then shift E of the region by Sat night. Low pressure will
pass N of the region Sun and Sun night while pulling an
associated strong cold front SE across the area.  

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Snow and rain. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 5 to
9 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Slight chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to
6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming NE. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 

Baltimore Canyon to the Hague Line south of 1000 fm

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 15 to
25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to
35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 

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

...GALE WARNING...

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

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or
less. 
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 15 to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft. 

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

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. 

.Forecaster Holley. Ocean Prediction Center.