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FZNT24 KWNM 060343
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1043 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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...LOW PRES CENTERED ABOUT 150 NM NE OF CAPE HATTERAS
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS THIS EVENING. ANOTHER
STRONGER LOW WILL DEVELOP TUE AND MOVE NE NEAR THE CAROLINA
COAST...CONTINUE NE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN
DRIFT SE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU. LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N
PORTION THU NIGHT PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
THU NIGHT AND FRI. SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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