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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
512 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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 WILL MOVE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST AND
CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. A COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH SLOWLY SE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT...THEN STALL SW TO NE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT.
A SERIES OF LOW PRES CENTERS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT TUE
INTO THU. THE FRONT WILL MOVE E OF THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER LOW
WILL THEN DEVELOP NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT...AND
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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