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FZNT24 KWNM 050848
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 AM EST MON DEC 5 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING INTO THE S WATERS WILL
PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES ALONG
THE SE COAST WILL PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL DEVELOP TUE AND MOVE NE NEAR
THE SE COAST...CONTINUE NE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.


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