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FZNT24 KWNM 261412
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
912 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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 STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE FAR E PORTION WILL PASS
E OF THE WATERS EARLY TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE MID
ATLC COAST LATE TODAY...PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT 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...PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATE WED
NIGHT INTO THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.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 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.



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