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FZNT24 KWNM 100419
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1119 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TONIGHT AND SAT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SAT
NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL LIFT NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS NE
ACROSS THE N WATERS MON. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS MON NIGHT...CONTINUE S INTO THE SRN WATERS
TUE...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT TUE...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL MOVE NE OVER THE WATERS
WED AND WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NW.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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