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FZNT24 KWNM 050913
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
513 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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...AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER OVER THE S PORTION
WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE OUTER CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS
TODAY...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS
THE DELMARVA PENINSULA FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT
NIGHT...PUSH SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SUN...THEN BECOME
STATIONARY ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
THEN DRIFT BACK NE AS A WARM FRONT LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE
A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W INTO THE SRN WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N EARLY. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W EARLY. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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