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FZNT24 KWNM 252107
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
407 PM EST SAT FEB 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...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 38N 70W WILL PASS N OF THE
AREA EARLY TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP OFFSHORE LATER
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS EARLY SUN. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO
MON...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL
DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE
N WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THE
APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE
OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.


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