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FZNT24 KWNM 201428
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
928 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS
THE SE COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED
WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING
SLOWLY N. THE LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST MON AND
MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW
WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY W TO E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO THE COAST
TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH 3 NM VSBY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH 4 NM VSBY.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH 4 NM VSBY.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.



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