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FZNT24 KWNM 022048
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 PM EST FRI DEC 2 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 SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO
THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE
REGION SUN INTO TUE WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP NEAR
THE CAROLINA COAST MON...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
MON NIGHT INTO TUE. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE
CAROLINA COAST TUE...MOVE NE OFF CAPE HATTERAS TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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