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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
456 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 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...

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS...A high pres ridge will move slowly E across the
waters today through Mon, then shift E of the area Mon night into
Tue. A strong cold front will approach from the W Mon through
Tue, drift offshore Tue night, then move E across the waters Wed
through Thu. Low pres is expected to form along the front just E
of Cape Hatteras Wed, then pass N across the area Wed night.
Another ridge will build NE over the waters late Thu and Thu
night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.


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