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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1036 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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...Strong high pressure will persist just E of the area
through Sat while gradually becoming weaker and drifting W, then
will shift SE of the waters late Sat and persist through Mon
night. A cold front across the northern waters will stall this
afternoon and tonight, then lift back N of the area as a warm
front Fri into Fri night. Another cold front will move into the
far northern portions Sat, stall Sat night, and then lift NE
across the northern waters as a warm front Sun into Sun night.
Developing low pressure will move NE along the northern Mid
Atlantic and New England coasts Sun night while pulling a cold
front SE across the waters. The front will move S across the
central waters Mon and the southern waters Mon night as high
pressure builds E toward the coast.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.



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