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FZNT24 KWNM 172151 CCA
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
443 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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 STRENGTHENING LOW WILL PASS E AND SE OVER THE NRN
PORTION LATER TONIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. THE LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO
THE E OF THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE WATERS. THE HIGH WILL CROSS THE
WATERS FROM W TO E LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS IT WEAKENS. A
DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE HATTERAS FRI
NIGHT AND SAT. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE OHIO VALLEY SUN AND SUN NIGHT AND PUSH A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE COAST LATE SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.


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