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FZNT24 KWNM 240909
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
509 AM 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 TODAY INTO TUE. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE
TOWARDS THE S CAROLINA COAST TODAY AND MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW
LIFTING N INTO THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL TRACK SLOWLY
NE JUST OFF THE COAST LATER TONIGHT 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 FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN
APPROACH FROM THE NW FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE...THEN
BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 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 4 TO 6 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...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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