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FZNT24 KWNM 260312
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1112 PM EDT THU AUG 25 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE AREA FROM THE NW FRI...THEN MOVE E OVER THE FAR N WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
OVER THE N WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON
AND MON NIGHT. AN AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE WATERS
TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT AND FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION SHIFTING TO
N TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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