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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1019 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastal
waters forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will persist just E of the southern
waters tonight and Sun, then drift S of the area Sun night
through Mon night while weakening. A stationary front will
continue over the northern waters tonight, then lift NE across
the area as a warm front Sun into Sun night. A cold front will
move SE into the northern waters late Sun, then pass SE across
the area Sun night through Mon night. High pressure will build E
over the waters Mon night into Wed, then shift E of the area Wed
night. A developing low is expected to move NE and approach the
northern mid Atlantic coast Thu, then move offshore Thu night
while pulling a strong cold front over the area.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

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

.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.



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