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FZNT24 KWNM 230846
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
446 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 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 WARM FRONT EXTENDING SE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...WHILE A LOW PRES CENTER
DEVELOPS ON THE FRONT AND TRACKS NE. ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTER WILL
MOVE TO THE MID ATLC COAST LATE TODAY...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE N
WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE COAST
WED NIGHT...PUSH SLOWLY OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E
OF THE WATERS FRI. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE
COAST FRI NIGHT... THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.


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