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FZNT24 KWNM 281505
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
ISSUED BY NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1105 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 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...HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TODAY. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE TODAY...TRACK E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE
ACROSS THE REGION...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED INTO WED NIGHT AS
THE FRONT CONTINUES SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS. A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND FRI
NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
LATE FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE AREA. THE LOW
AND COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.



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