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FZNT24 KWNM 250341
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1141 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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...STRONG HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE WATERS WILL MAINTAIN A
RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN WHILE
WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S OVER THE N WATERS SAT
AND SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN
PERSIST E AND NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE WHILE
WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA AS A WARM
FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE...THEN MOVE NE OVER THE N WATERS TUE
NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS
WED AND WED NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 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 TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO 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. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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