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FZNT24 KWNM 100845
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
345 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TODAY INTO TONIGHT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
LATER TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS N
OF THE WATERS MON...AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE NW PORTION
LATE MON. THE COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE OVER THE REMAINING NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS MON NIGHT...CONTINUE S INTO THE SRN WATERS
TUE...AND THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY TUE NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE NRN WATERS
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS
WED. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT WED
NIGHT...WITH THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT CROSSING THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...THEN W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WINDS BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...THEN VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.


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