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FZNT24 KWNM 251501
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1001 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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 35N 72W WILL TRACK NE ACROSS
THE WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL SWEEP OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN.
HIGH PRES WILL IN FROM THE W SUN...MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION MON NIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A
WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN
PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THE APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.



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