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FZNT24 KWNM 042053
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
453 PM EDT WED MAY 4 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...WEAK LOW PRES OVER THE NW WATERS WILL MOVE SLOWLY NE
OVERNIGHT ALONG A STATIONARY FRONT DRAPED ACROSS THE FAR N
WATERS. THE LOW WILL MOVE N OF THE AREA THU BEFORE DISSIPATING. A
STRONG LOW PRES WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR SE WATERS THU
MORNING...THEN TRACK RAPIDLY N INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS THU
AFTERNOON WHILE DEEPENING...AND N OF THE AREA THU EVENING.
ANOTHER WEAK LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS THU
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SLOWLY N INTO THE N WATERS FRI...THEN INLAND
FRI NIGHT AND SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA SAT
NIGHT...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN BEFORE BECOMING
STATIONARY OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN NIGHT AND MON. WEAK HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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