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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1053 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 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 southern New England will move NE
away from the waters today. The low will pull a series of fronts
across the region today into tonight. Another low pressure area
will reach South Carolina tonight, lift N along the mid-Atlantic
coast Fri, and pass N of the waters Fri night into Sat. The low
will pull a slow-moving cold front E over the area late Fri into
Sat. The front will weaken over the far eastern waters by Sat
night, followed by another front passing E and SE over the area
late Sat night into Sun. A third front will pass SE over the area
later Sun and Sun night. High pressure will build over the
eastern states in the wake of these fronts Sun night, and then
build SE over the central and southern waters Mon and Mon night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



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