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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
431 PM EST TUE DEC 6 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...LOW PRES NEAR CAPE FEAR WILL MOVE NE TONIGHT...WHILE
A STRONGER LOW APPROACHES THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST NEAR CURRITUCK
SOUND. THE SECOND LOW WILL DEEPEN AS IT TRACKS E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DRIFTS SE WED INTO EARLY WED NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
THU. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION THU NIGHT
WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE N WATERS. THE HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE
AREA SUN NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW 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...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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