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FZNT24 KWNM 212055
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
355 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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 WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE
TONIGHT 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 LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN
PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT
SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY E
ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED
NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13
TO 20 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E 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. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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