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FZNT24 KWNM 200418
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1118 PM EST SUN FEB 19 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 COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE WATERS MON. LOW
PRES AREAS WILL DEVELOP NE AND E OF THE WATERS LATER TONIGHT INTO
TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE WELL E OF THE REGION WED. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD SE TOWARD THE COAST LATER MON AND MON NIGHT... DRIFT SE
THROUGH THE AREA TUE INTO WED...AND PASS SE OF THE WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT WITH A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING W OVER THE FAR
SRN PORTION. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS LATE
THU...STALL JUST N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT...AND THEN LIFT N AWAY
FROM THE WATERS AS A WARM FRONT FRI INTO FRI NIGHT AS A STRONG
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.



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