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FZNT24 KWNM 242103
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
503 PM EDT MON APR 24 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 WARM FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT N
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT INTO TUE. A LOW PRES CENTER OVER SE SOUTH
CAROLINA THIS EVENING WILL MOVE N AND NE AND MERGE WITH ANOTHER
LOW LIFTING N INTO THE AREA LATER TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL TRACK
SLOWLY N AND NE JUST OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE THROUGH
WED...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA WED NIGHT INTO THU WHILE PULLING A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS LATE THU INTO SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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