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FZNT24 KWNM 241446
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1046 AM EDT WED MAY 24 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 39N 71W WILL TRACK NE ALONG A
STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS OVER THE N PORTION TODAY...THEN PASS NE
OF THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
TOWARDS THE COAST TODAY...MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND THU...THEN
PASS E OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE COAST FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE
MID ATLC COAST LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN LIFT SLOWLY NE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND N WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.


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