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FZNT24 KWNM 280838
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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 WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE EARLY TODAY. LONG PERIOD E TO SE SWELL PRODUCED BY
HURRICANE GASTON WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH THU.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE N WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL
APPROACH THE S WATERS FROM THE E TODAY...MOVE W ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT INTO TUE...THEN STALL NEAR THE CAROLINA COAST TUE NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL ACCELERATE NE ACROSS THE N WATERS WED INTO THU. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE S WATERS WED NIGHT
INTO THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS
AND ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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