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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
354 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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...High pressure over the S waters will persist through
Sun night, expand NE over the central portion Mon, and then move
off to the E of the region by Mon night. A cold front will move
SE into the northern waters tonight, weaken and stall over the
central portions Sun and Sun night, then lift back N as a warm
front Mon night ahead of an approaching strong cold front. The
strong cold front will move E over the waters late Tue and Tue
night. A low pressure trough or secondary cold front will move SE
across the northern waters Wed and Wed night. High pressure will
build E to the coast Thu and Thu night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.


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