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FZNT24 KWNM 271416
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
916 AM EST MON FEB 27 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...AN AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND NRN WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A WARM
FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS N
OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW WED...MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN
PASS SE OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW 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 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.


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