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FZNT24 KWNM 220319
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1019 PM EST Sun Jan 21 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...High pressure over the S waters will persist tonight,
expand NE over the central portion Mon, and then move off to the
E of the area by Mon night. A weak cold front just E of the
central waters will drift S tonight, and then dissipate Mon. A
warm front will develop N of the region Mon into Mon night. A
strong cold front will approach from the W Mon night into Tue,
and move E over the waters late Tue and Tue night. A secondary
cold front will move SE across the N waters Wed and Wed night. A
high pressure ridge will build E toward the coast Thu and Thu
night as low pressure forms E of the N waters. The ridge will
reach the coast Fri, and move offshore Fri night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Chance of showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to
9 to 15 ft. Showers and a chance of TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.WED...W winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 6
to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas becoming 3 to
6 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 5 to
15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building
to 4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and a chance of TSTMs.
.TUE...SW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 9 to
15 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding
to 3 to 6 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to
4 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SW winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to
7 to 12 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...Winds becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8
ft.
.WED NIGHT...Winds becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



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