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FZNT24 KWNM 220255
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS
TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM
THE SW THU INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN
DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS
LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA SUN
AND SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.



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