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FZNT24 KWNM 150257
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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 south of Newfoundland will continue to
move northeast overnight. Behind the low, a cold front will
slowly move southeast across the waters through tonight. Another
low moves off of the Carolina coast Friday, and then will move
northeast toward Newfoundland Friday night and Saturday while
strengthening. As the low moves well to the northeast of the
waters, high pressure builds in from the west from Saturday
afternoon through Sunday night. High pressure remains over the
far southern waters Monday and Monday night, while a weak low
pressure and frontal boundary moves east across the central and
northern zones. A cold front approaches from the northwest
Tuesday, then moves across the waters Tuesday night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain southeast portion.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance
of rain.
.SAT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft. Isolated showers east portion.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.


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