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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1021 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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...Low pressure near 38N 70W will move NE and rapidly
intensify tonight, passing E of the waters Sat. High pressure
will build behind the departing low Sat into Sat night, move over
the waters Sun, then shift SE of the area Sun night into Mon. A
weak cold front will move into the northern waters Sat night,
then stall across the central portions Sun and Sun night. A weak
low will form along the front Mon, then move E of the waters Mon
night while pulling the front across the remainder of the waters.
Another cold front approaches from the NW Tue and Tue night, then
passes SE across the waters Wed and Wed night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft. Chance of showers and TSTMs.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.



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