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FZNT24 KWNM 190354
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1054 PM EST WED JAN 18 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...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES E OF THE NRN WATERS WILL MOVE E
TONIGHT AND THU...THEN WILL ACCELERATE NE FRI AND FRI NIGHT. AN
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL PASS S OF THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU.
WEAKENING HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E INTO THE WATERS THU AND THU
NIGHT...THEN MOVE E OVER THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. WEAK LOW
PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...PASS
E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT
NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE NE TOWARDS THE SE
COAST SUN AND SUN NIGHT AND LIFT A WARM FRONT N ALONG THE COAST.
THE LOW WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE COAST MON AND MON NIGHT AND PULL A
STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5
TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.


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