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FZNT24 KWNM 231453
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
953 AM EST MON JAN 23 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 DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THIS
MORNING WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT DRIFTING N ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS. THE STRONG LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC
COAST LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS LATE TUE
INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO TUE NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM
THE W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
13 TO 22 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12
TO 21 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.



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