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FZNT24 KWNM 220331
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1031 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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...LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W INTO SUN NIGHT WITH
AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT LIFTING SLOWLY NORTH OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS. THE STRONG LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE
MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL
PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE
NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN AND FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH AREAS
OF FOG AND VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
13 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
WINDS TO 35 KT IN TSTMS. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS WITH AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT IN TSTMS.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS WITH FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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