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FZNT24 KWNM 180332
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1032 PM EST Sat Feb 17 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...A high pressure ridge will pass N of the area early
tonight. Low pressure to the E of the Virginia Capes will pass NE
over the northern waters tonight into Sun while rapidly
intensifying. High pressure will move E into the waters later Sun
through Mon, shift E of the area Mon night, and drift S through
Thu night while maintaining a ridge over the region. A cold front
will move SE into the far NW waters Wed night, then continue S
across the northern waters Thu and Thu night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 7 to
11 ft. Scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



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