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FZNT24 KWNM 230236
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1036 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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 COLD FRONT MOVING SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO THU...PASS SE ACROSS THE AREA LATE
THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE BECOMING WEAKER. A WARM FRONT WILL
MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND PASS N OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT S OVER THE NRN WATERS
SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY LATE SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. THE
FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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