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FZNT24 KWNM 260844
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
444 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
WILL WEAKEN TODAY INTO SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA FROM THE NW TODAY...THEN MOVE E OVER THE FAR N WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD
SE OVER THE N WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
MON AND MON NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE S WATERS FROM
THE E SUN NIGHT...MOVE W ACROSS THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT BEFORE
DISSIPATING TUE. AN AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD W OF THE WATERS
TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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