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FZNT24 KWNM 260306
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1006 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 40N 68W OR ABOUT 150 NM SE OF
CAPE COD WILL CROSS GEORGES BANK EARLY TONIGHT...AND REACH NOVA
SCOTIA BY SUN. A STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING SOUTH FROM NEW
ENGLAND OVER LONG ISLAND TO THE VIRGINIA AND CAROLINA COASTS WILL
SWEEP E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...AND THEN PASS E AND SE OF THE
WATERS EARLY SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION
MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST TUE...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED.
ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W WED
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SHIFTING WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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