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FZNT24 KWNM 161436
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
936 AM EST MON JAN 16 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW EARLY
TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN
LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT
WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE FAR NE
PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE
SLOWLY OFF TO THE E OF THE AREA THU INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE A HIGH
PRES RIDGE SLOWLY BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...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 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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