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FZNT24 KWNM 152123
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
423 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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...Low pressure just off the Virginia Capes will move NE
and rapidly intensify tonight, clearing E of the waters Sat. High
pressure will build behind the departing low Sat into Sat night,
move over the waters Sun, then shift SE of the area Sun night
into Mon. A weak cold front will move into the northern waters
Sat night, then stall across the central portions Sun and Sun
night. A weak low will form along the front Mon, then move E of
the waters Mon night while pulling the front across the remainder
of the waters. Another cold front approaches from the NW Tue and
Tue night, then passes SE across the waters Wed and Wed night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.


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