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FZNT24 KWNM 270324
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1124 PM EDT WED APR 26 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 COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS TONIGHT AND THU WHILE WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...PERSIST SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE
AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT...PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT
NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN. THE FRONT WILL
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATE SUN AND PASS N OF THE AREA SUN
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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