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FZNT24 KWNM 260851
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
351 AM EST SUN FEB 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 STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE ERN PORTION OF THE
WATERS WILL MOVE E AND SE AWAY FROM THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON...MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION MON NIGHT
INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
TUE...PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT...AND THEN LIFT N
OF THE AREA WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
W WED NIGHT...CROSS THE WATERS THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS
THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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