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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
504 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 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 move slowly SE across the waters
tonight through Fri, stall over the central and S waters Fri
night, persist through Sun night, then lift N as a warm front Mon
and Mon night. A high pres ridge will build SE toward the N
waters Fri and Fri night, and persist off the New England coast
through Mon night. Low pres is expected to develop just S of the
waters Sat, slowly approach the S waters Sat night through Sun,
and then move NE across the S waters Mon and Mon night while
strengthening.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.



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