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FZNT24 KWNM 281409
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 AM EST TUE FEB 28 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 WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE S WATERS
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT S OF THE AREA WED. A WARM FRONT
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TODAY...THEN PASS N OF
THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
WED...MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN PASS SE
OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS E ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW FRI NIGHT AND
SAT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.



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