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FZNT24 KWNM 251523
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1123 AM EDT WED MAY 25 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 LOW PRES TROUGH OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL PASS E OF
THE AREA TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE SRN WATERS WILL EXPAND
N ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN
SHIFT SLOWLY NE OVER THE AREA THU THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PASS SE INTO THE NE WATERS THU... AND WILL STALL THU
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT NE OF THE WATERS AS A WARM FRONT FRI.
A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PASS SE AND S OF THE WATERS THU INTO FRI.
A LOW IS EXPECTED TO FORM ALONG THE TROUGH JUST S OF THE WATERS
FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE SE COAST FRI
NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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