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FZNT24 KWNM 221450
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
950 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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 37N 74W WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A STRONGER
DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT INTO MON WITH AN
ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT LIFTING SLOWLY N ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS.
THE STRONG LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON
INTO MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL
A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS MON THROUGH TUE. A
HIGH HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
THU INTO THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.


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