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FZNT24 KWNM 211429
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
929 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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 WEAK LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 35N 70W WILL PASS E OF
THE WATERS TODAY. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
LATE TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE
LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS
QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH
FROM THE NW WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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