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FZNT24 KWNM 191521
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1021 AM EST SUN FEB 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 LOW PRES AREA LOCATED ABOUT 200 NM E OF THE
GEORGIA COAST WILL MOVE E AND SE AWAY FROM THE WATERS BY TONIGHT.
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE FROM THE NRN INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
TODAY. LOW PRES AREAS WILL DEVELOP NE AND E OF THE WATERS LATER
TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE WELL E OF THE REGION WED. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE COAST MON AND MON
NIGHT...DRIFT SE THROUGH THE AREA TUE INTO WED...AND PASS SE OF
THE REGION WED NIGHT INTO THU WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING W OVER THE
SRN WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS LATE
THU...AND DRIFT SE INTO THE NW PORTION THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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