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FZNT24 KWNM 242111
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
511 PM EDT FRI MAR 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 STRONG HIGH OVER THE ERN AREAS OF THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS WILL MAINTAIN A RIDGE OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SUN WHILE BECOMING WEAKER. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE S OVER THE NRN WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL AND
WEAKEN SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE N SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PERSIST E AND NE OF THE AREA SUN
NIGHT THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N
OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE...THEN MOVE
NE OVER THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE
INTO THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN FROM W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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