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FZNT24 KWNM 280850
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
450 AM EDT FRI APR 28 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
TODAY AND TONIGHT...PERSIST SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE
OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT...PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT
NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN. THE FRONT WILL
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT SUN NIGHT AND PASS N OF THE AREA EARLY
MON. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON
INTO TUE...THEN MOVE SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE TUE
AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 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...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.



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