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FZNT24 KWNM 061628
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1128 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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...LOW PRES JUST E OF MYRTLE BEACH WILL MOVE NE
TODAY...WHILE A STRONGER LOW APPROACHES THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST
NEAR CURRITUCK SOUND. THE SECOND LOW WILL DEEPEN AS IT TRACKS NE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DRIFTS SE WED INTO EARLY
WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW THU. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION
THU NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT
NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE N
WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH 4 NM VSBY.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING
TO 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN WITH 3 NM VSBY.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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