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FZNT24 KWNM 052146
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
546 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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...AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS
THE OUTER NRN WATERS EARLY TONIGHT...THEN PASS WELL N OF THE AREA
LATER TONIGHT. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE DELMARVA PENINSULA FRI...
THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED
OCCLUDED FRONT WILL FORM BY EARLY FRI E FROM THE LOW AND PASS N
OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
SAT NIGHT...PUSH SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SUN...THEN BECOME
STATIONARY ACROSS THE S CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. THE
FRONT WILL THEN DRIFT BACK NE AS A WARM FRONT MON NIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W INTO THE FAR SRN WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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