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FZNT24 KWNM 040235
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1035 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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 STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT
TONIGHT INTO WED. A STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF CAPE HATTERAS
EARLY WED...THEN PASS NE OVER THE WATERS LATER WED INTO
THU...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW
WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS
THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
SLOWLY E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN BEFORE
STALLING OVER THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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