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FZNT24 KWNM 172040
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
340 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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...Low pressure will move off the North Carolina coast
this evening, then move NE over the waters tonight through Thu
night while rapidly intensifying. The low will pass well NE of
the area Fri. A cold front will approach the area from the NW
Sat, move into the northern waters Sat night, then weaken across
the central waters Sun and Sun night. Otherwise, a high pressure
ridge will build E over the area Thu night through Sun night,
then shift E of the waters Mon and Mon night as a cold front
approaches the Eastern Seaboard.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Rain with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft. Scattered showers
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.


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