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FZNT24 KWNM 222106
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
406 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N 72W WILL PASS E OF THE
WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE MON. A STRONGER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT INTO MON WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM
FRONT LIFTING SLOWLY N ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS. THE STRONG LOW
WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS MON
INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST
TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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