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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1035 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 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 cold front will remain nearly stationary off of the
Carolina coast through tonight and into Thursday, as high
pressure builds southeast over the waters. Low pressure will
approach the mid-Atlantic coast from the west Friday, then track
northeast and pass north of the area late Friday and Friday
night. The low will pull another cold front southeast over the
area late Friday into Sunday, with the front stalling over the
southern waters later Sunday. Another ridge will build southeast
into the waters Sunday and Sunday night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.



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