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FZNT24 KWNM 092102
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
402 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TONIGHT THROUGH SAT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS
NE ACROSS THE N WATERS MON. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS MON NIGHT...CONTINUE S INTO THE SRN WATERS
TUE...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT TUE...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
AND WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NEWINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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