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FZNT24 KWNM 211520
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1020 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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 SE INTO THE WATERS TODAY
AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW THU
INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE
SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN SWEEP OFFSHORE LATE SAT INTO
SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.



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