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FZNT24 KWNM 250855
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
455 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 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...STRONG HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE WATERS WILL MAINTAIN A
RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS TODAY INTO SUN WHILE
WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S OVER THE N WATERS LATE TODAY
AND TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE DELMARVA COAST SUN
AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N LATE
TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN PERSIST E AND NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE
AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE...THEN MOVE NE OVER
THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE
CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E
TOWARD THE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE...THEN
BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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