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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
340 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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...High pressure will persist just E of the southern
waters tonight and Sun, then drift S of the area Sun night
through Mon night while weakening. A stationary front will
prevail over the northern waters tonight, then lift NE across the
area as a warm front late tonight into Sun night. A cold front
will move SE into the northern waters late Sun, then pass SE
across the area Sun night through Mon night. High pressure will
build E over the waters Mon night into Wed, then shift E of the
area Wed night. A weak low will pass SE over the northern waters
Thu. A developing low is expected to move NE and approach the mid
Atlantic coast Thu night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Areas of fog and
chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



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