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FZNT24 KWNM 282216
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
616 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 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...A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE EARLY TONIGHT. LONG PERIOD E TO SE SWELL PRODUCED
BY HURRICANE GASTON WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE N WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION
EIGHT NEAR 31.8N 70.9W AT 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON WILL MOVE W AT 8 KT
TO NEAR 32.2N 72.5W BY 2 AM MON. THE DEPRESSION WILL BECOME
TROPICAL STORM EIGHT AND MOVE TO 33.0N 73.9W BY 2 PM MON...MOVE
TO 33.7N 74.9W BY 2 AM TUE...THEN TO 34.3N 75.4W NEAR S CAROLINA
COAST BY 2 PM TUE...AND MOVE TO 36.8N 72.4W BY 2 PM WED. THE
STORM WILL THEN ACCELERATE NE ACROSS THE N WATERS WED NIGHT INTO
THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU
NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE S WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE WILL APPROACH THE
S WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS
AND ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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