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FZNT24 KWNM 162058
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
358 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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...Developing low pressure about 80 nm E of Cape
Hatteras will move N and NE across the waters tonight, and pass N
of the region Wed as high pressure builds to the W of the waters.
Another low will develop well E of Cape Hatteras later Wed and
Wed night, and then intensify as it moves E and NE away from the
area Thu and Thu night. High pressure will build E toward the
southern portion later Thu and Thu night, drift E over the S
portion Fri, and then remain over the S waters Fri night into Sun
night. A cold front will approach the area Sat night, and move SE
across the N and central waters Sun and Sun night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


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