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FZNT24 KWNM 240242
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1042 PM EDT SUN APR 23 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 STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
DRIFT N ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT LATE TONIGHT INTO TUE. A
LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE S CAROLINA COAST LATE
TONIGHT. A SECOND LOW WILL MOVE N INTO THE FAR SW WATERS
MON...THEN MERGE WITH THE OTHER LOW NEAR THE S CAROLINA COAST BY
MON NIGHT. THE LOW WILL TRACK SLOWLY NE JUST OFF THE COAST TUE
THROUGH WED...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA WED NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THU INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL THEN APPROACH FROM THE NW FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 11 TO
17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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