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FZNT24 KWNM 250314
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1014 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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 ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TONIGHT INTO SAT. STRONG LOW PRES JUST S OF SE WATERS WILL MOVE N
INTO THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE N AND NE SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A STRONG COLD FRONT
MOVING E ACROSS THE REGION. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE
WATERS SUN...MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN
SLOWLY STRENGTHEN E OF THE REGION MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A PAIR OF LOW PRES
SYSTEMS WILL PASS N OF THE AREA TUE INTO WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT EARLY...THEN BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING LATE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.



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