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FZNT24 KWNM 051524
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1024 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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 EXTENDING INTO THE S WATERS WILL
PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES NEAR
CAPE HATTERAS WILL PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL DEVELOP TUE AND MOVE NE NEAR
THE CAROLINA COAST...CONTINUE NE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU. LOW PRES WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION THU NIGHT PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES
SE OVER THE N WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.


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