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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1000 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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 low pressure centered about 550 nm SE of
Cape Cod will move NE and clear well E of the waters this
morning. High pressure will build offshore behind the departing
low today. The high will shift to the southern zones tonight,
remain stationary through Mon, then move E of the waters Mon
night into Tue. A cold front will move into the northern waters
Sat night, weaken and stall over the central portions Sun and Sun
night, then lift back N as a warm front Mon night ahead of an
approaching cold front. The cold front will move E over the
waters Tue and Tue night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.



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