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FZNT24 KWNM 180831
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
331 AM EST Sun Feb 18 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...Intensifying low pressure will track E over the
northern waters early today, then move E of the region later
today and tonight while continuing to strengthen. High pressure
will move E across the waters later today and tonight, shift E of
the area Mon, and drift S through Thu night while maintaining a
ridge over the region. A cold front will move SE into the
northern waters Wed night into Thu, then stall over the area late
Thu and Thu night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


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