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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1056 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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 cold front will move E over the waters
tonight. A secondary cold front will move SE across the N and
central waters late Wed and Wed night. Low pressure will develop
just E of the N waters early Thu and quickly track NE later Thu
while strengthening. High pressure will build E toward the coast
Thu night, move E across the waters Fri and Fri night, then shift
E of the the area Sat and Sat night. Another strong cold front
will approach the coast Sun and move E off the coast Sun night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY
1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.



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