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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
451 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 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 drift SE over the northern and
central waters today, then stall off the Carolina coast tonight
and Thu as a high pres ridge builds SE over the waters. Low pres
will approach the mid Atlantic coast from the W Fri, track NE and
pass N of the area late Fri and Fri night, then move off to the
NE Sat. The low will pull another cold front SE over the area
late Fri into Sun, with the front stalling over the southern
waters later Sun. Another ridge will build SE into the waters Sun
and Sun night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.



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