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FZNT24 KWNM 101450
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
950 AM EST SAT DEC 10 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...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TODAY AND TONIGHT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER
THE AREA LATER MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND SRN WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL PASS E OVER
THE NRN WATERS TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
FORM ALONG THE FRONT NEAR CAPE HATTERAS LATE WED...THEN PASS NE
OVER THE AREA WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.



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