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FZNT24 KWNM 230857
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
457 AM 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 COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT S ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
EARLY TODAY...THEN STALL THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. AN AREA OF
LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE TONIGHT. A SECOND AREA
OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS MON...AND MERGE WITH
THE FIRST AREA OF LOW PRES OFF THE SE COAST MON NIGHT. THE
COMBINED LOW WILL MOVE N ACROSS THE REGION TUE INTO WED WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL THEN
LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU AS THE FRONT MOVES E OF
THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W OVER THE SRN WATERS THU
INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.


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