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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
503 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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...Hurricane Gert was located at 38.7N 62.4W at 5 pm
this afternoon and moving northeast at 27 kt. Gert is forecast to
track NE to near 40.7N 56.9W by 2 am tonight, then continue
moving rapidly NE Thu. Otherwise, a stationary front will extend
over the ern areas of the nrn offshore waters tonight and weaken.
A weak cold front will move into the N waters tonight and merge
with the stalled front, then persist over this region tonight
through Thu night, then slowly lift NE and N of the waters as a
warm front Fri and Fri night. A high pres ridge will build just N
of the area Thu and Thu night, then shift NE of the area Fri and
Fri night. A weak cold front will push SE into the NW portion
late Sat and Sat night, then continue to move slowly SE across
the N and central waters Sun into Sun night as another ridge
builds in from the NW. The high pres ridge will move E over the N
waters Mon and Mon night with the weakening cold front moving S
over the central and S waters.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and
TSTMs.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



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