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FZNT24 KWNM 220909
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
409 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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...WEAK LOW PRES OVER ERN NORTH CAROLINA EARLY THIS
MORNING WILL MOVE NE OVER THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY...AND
THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A STRONGER DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT LIFTING
SLOWLY NORTH OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS. THE STRONG LOW WILL TRACK
NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N
OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E
ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO TUE. A HIGH HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS
WED. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED
NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
14 TO 21 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



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