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FZNT24 KWNM 160321
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1021 PM EST Mon Jan 15 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...Developing low pressure located just E of the far NE
waters will move NE away from the waters tonight. A high pressure
ridge will develop over the waters later tonight into Tue, then
lift N of the waters Tue afternoon as low pressure develops E of
Cape Hatteras. The low will move N and NE over the northern
waters Tue night, and pass N of the region Wed as high pressure
builds to the W of the waters. Another low will develop well E of
Cape Hatteras later Wed and Wed night, and then intensify as it
moves E and NE away from the waters Thu and Thu night. High
pressure will build E toward the southern portion later Thu and
Thu night, and then slowly overspread the southern waters Fri
through Sat night from W to E.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Chance
of rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain and
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


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