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FZNT24 KWNM 272102
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
502 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE N WATERS AS IT
WEAKENS TONIGHT...THEN WILL DISSIPATE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
EARLY SUN. LONG PERIOD E TO SE SWELL PRODUCED BY TROPICAL STORM
GASTON WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT...AND WILL CONTINUE TO
AFFECT THE WATERS THROUGH WED NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE
OVER THE N WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND
MON NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE S WATERS FROM THE E
SUN NIGHT...MOVE W ACROSS THE AREA MON INTO TUE...THEN DISSIPATE
NEAR THE CAROLINA COAST TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS
THE N WATERS TUE...WEAKEN TUE NIGHT...AND DISSIPATE WED. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST WED NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP NEAR GEORGIA COAST AND MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THU
AND THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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