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FZNT24 KWNM 280250
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1050 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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 WARM FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL LIFT NE OF THE
AREA EARLY TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT AND TUE. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE
TUE...TRACK E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE REGION...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED
INTO WED NIGHT AS THE FRONT CONTINUES SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
NE PORTION WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
FRI AND FRI NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST LATE FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE
AREA. THE LOW AND COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT
AND SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.



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