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FZNT24 KWNM 161519
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1119 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 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...Hurricane Gert was located at 37.4N 65.7W at 11 am
this morning and was moving northeast  at 22 kt. Gert is forecast
to track NE to near 39.0N 61.3W by 8 pm tonight and continue to
move rapidly NE overnight and Thu. Otherwise, a stationary front
will extend over the nrn areas of the offshore waters today. A
weak cold front will move into the N waters later this afternoon
and merge with the stalled front, then persist over this region
tonight through Thu night, then slowly lift NE and N of the
waters as a warm front Fri and Fri night. A high pres ridge will
build just N of the area Thu and Thu night, then shift NE of the
area Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will push SE into the
NW portion Sat night, then continue slowly SE across the N and
central waters Sun into Sun night as another ridge builds in from
the NW.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and
TSTMs.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



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