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FZNT24 KWNM 240332
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1132 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 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...High pressure over the northern waters will shift E
of the area tonight and Tue. Low pressure will approach the
southern and central waters from the W tonight and Tue while
pulling a strong cold front over the area, then move NE along the
coast Tue through Wed night as the front continues E through the
waters. A low pressure trough will move E across the region Wed
night and Thu. A high pressure ridge will build E and NE over the
area Thu night into Fri. Weak low pressure will approach the
region from the W Fri, and move NE across the northern waters Fri
night while pulling a weak cold front over the area. The low will
pass N of the area Sat as the front continues slowly E over the
waters. Another weak low will move quickly NE along the front
Sat, then pass E of the waters Sat night while pulling the front
E of the area.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft. Scattered showers
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Isolated
showers.
.TUE...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Rain and
areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TUE...SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft. Showers and
scattered TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.



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