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FZNT24 KWNM 102103
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
403 PM EST SAT DEC 10 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TONIGHT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE SE OVER THE AREA LATER MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE FRONT NEAR CAPE HATTERAS
LATE WED...PASS NE OVER THE AREA WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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