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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1120 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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 over North Carolina this morning will
drift NE near the coast this afternoon and reach New Jersey by
tonight, before turning N and accelerating along the coast of New
England later tonight. The low will pull a series of fronts
across the region today and tonight. The low will lift well N of
the waters by Thu. A low pressure trough will move E across the
region later tonight into Thu. Another low pressure area will
approach the SE coast Thu night, lift N along the coast Fri into
Fri night, then pass N of the area by Sat. The low will pull a
slow-moving cold front through the region late Fri into Sat. The
front will clear E of the waters by Sat night, followed by
another cold front late Sat night into Sun, and yet a third front
later Sun. High pressure will build over the eastern states in
the wake of these fronts Sun night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers, TSTMs and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Showers
and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. TSTMs, showers
and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



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