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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
448 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 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 cold front will move slowly SE across the waters
today through Fri, stall over the central and S waters Fri night,
persist through Sun night, then lift N as a warm front Mon and
Mon night. A high pres ridge will build SE toward the N waters
Fri and Fri night, and persist off the New England coast through
Mon night. Low pres is expected to develop just S of the waters
Sat, slowly approach the S waters Sat night through Sun, and then
move NE across the S waters Mon and Mon night while
strengthening.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs with 3 nm VSBY.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs with 3 nm VSBY.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.



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