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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1135 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 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...Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose was centered near 39.6N
69.3W, or about 100 nm SE of Nantucket at 11 AM EDT this morning.
It is drifting SW at 2 kt with maximum sustained winds near
40 kt. Jose will drift SW to near 39.5N 69.5W by 8 PM tonight,
and turn S to near 39.3N 69.1W by 8 AM EDT Sat, while weakening.
Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose will then slowly drift towards the SE
and S during the day Sat through Sun while continuing to weaken
before dissipating early Mon. Also, S to SE swell from Hurricane
Maria will impact the area today through Tue night. Hurricane
Maria will approach from the S Sun and Sun night, and is expected
to be near 30N 71.6W by 8 AM EDT Mon, to near 32N 71W by 8 AM EDT
Tue, and to 34N 71W by 8 AM EDT Wed. Refer to the latest National
Hurricane Center advisories for Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose and
Hurricane Maria. Otherwise, a weak high pres ridge will persist
over the S and central waters today through Sat, then weaken and
dissipate Sat night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Chance of
showers.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 24 ft.
.TUE and TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.MON NIGHT through TUE NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions
possible.



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