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FZNT24 KWNM 262053
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
453 PM EDT SUN MAR 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO MON. A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING E OFF THE
DELMARVA COAST WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT LATE
TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT
WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. THE HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION...THEN CONTINUE E
ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WITH A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE FRI
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.


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