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FZNT24 KWNM 200342
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1042 PM EST THU JAN 19 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. WEAK
LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO
SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE COAST LATE
SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT DEVELOPING
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE LOW WILL
TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT
SLOWLY W TO E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.


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