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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EST MON FEB 20 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 COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S OVER THE WATERS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. LOW PRES AREAS WILL DEVELOP NE AND E OF THE WATERS TODAY
INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE WELL E OF THE REGION WED. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE COAST LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...DRIFT SE
THROUGH THE AREA TUE INTO WED...AND PASS SE OF THE WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE EXTENDING W OVER
THE SRN PORTION. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS LATE
THU...STALL JUST N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT...AND THEN LIFT N AWAY
FROM THE WATERS AS A WARM FRONT FRI INTO FRI NIGHT AS A STRONG
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 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...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.



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