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FZNT24 KWNM 260312
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1112 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS S WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT N INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S ACROSS THE N WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE DELMARVA COAST SUN INTO
SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT TONIGHT
AND SUN...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. THE
STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT LATE
SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT
WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. THE HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.



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