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FZNT24 KWNM 230329
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1129 PM EDT SAT APR 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES JUST E OF THE FAR NE PORTION WILL
MOVE NE AWAY FROM THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE
OFF THE SE COAST SUN NIGHT. A SECOND AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE N
INTO THE SRN WATERS MON...AND MERGE WITH THE FIRST AREA OF LOW
PRES OFF THE SE COAST MON NIGHT. THE COMBINED LOW WILL THEN MOVE
N ACROSS THE REGION LATE MON NIGHT THROUGH WED WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED
NIGHT AS A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W TOWARDS THE SRN WATERS. THE
RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE S PORTION THU INTO THU NIGHT AS
ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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