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FZNT24 KWNM 292107
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
507 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

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...A DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER S OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL
PASS SLOWLY NE OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS
THE NE WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST
TONIGHT...THEN PASS SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO FRI
NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. THE LOW WILL THEN
TRACK E ACROSS THE FAR N WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE PULLING
THE COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST MON...THEN LIFT N MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.


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