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FZNT24 KWNM 280321
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1121 PM EDT THU APR 27 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 WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PASS E OF THE NRN WATERS
EARLY TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT...PERSIST SAT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT...PUSH S
INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS SUN. THE FRONT WILL RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT SUN NIGHT AND
PASS N OF THE AREA EARLY MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO TUE...THEN MOVE SE OVER THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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