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FZNT24 KWNM 250833
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
333 AM EST Sun Feb 25 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...High pressure will persist just E of the southern
waters today, then drift S of the area tonight through Mon night
while weakening. A stationary front over the central and northern
waters will lift NE across the area as a warm front today into
tonight. A cold front will move SE into the northern waters late
today, then pass SE across the area tonight through Mon night.
High pressure will build E over the waters Mon night into Wed,
then shift E of the area late Wed and Wed night. A developing low
is expected to move NE and approach the mid Atlantic coast Thu,
then move offshore Thu night while pulling a strong cold front
over the area.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
Areas of fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance
of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.



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