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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
442 PM EST WED DEC 7 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS
LATER TONIGHT...CONTINUE SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS THU...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THU NIGHT WHILE LOW PRES
STRENGTHENS NE OF THE AREA. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS
PASSES SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
WHILE A WARM FRONT PASSES NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE MON...REACHING THE SRN WATERS MON
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



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