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FZNT24 KWNM 220834
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
334 AM EST WED FEB 22 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS
TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A LOW
PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW THU INTO
FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SAT.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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