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FZNT24 KWNM 210321
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1021 PM EST FRI JAN 20 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 WEAK LOW PRES CENTER JUST EAST OF CAPE HATTERAS
EARLY TONIGHT...WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS LATER
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN
ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND
DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST
BY LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY W TO E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE WED...THEN PASS E OF
THE WATERS WED NIGHT AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...THEN W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...THEN W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...THEN SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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