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FZNT24 KWNM 210304
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1004 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

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...Strong high pressure over the eastern areas of the
northern waters will shift E of the region overnight. Low
pressure along the mid Atlantic coast will strengthen as it moves
NE along the coast tonight. The low will then pass NE of the area
later tonight into Thu while pulling a strong cold front SE over
the area. The cold front will reach the southern waters Thu
night, stall Fri and Fri night, then lift N across the area as a
warm front Sat into Sat night as a low forms along the front.
Another high pressure will build SE over the N portion Fri night
and early Sat, then shift E of the area by Sat night. Low
pressure will pass N of the region Sun and Sun night while
pulling an associated strong cold front SE across the area.
Another high pressure will build SE into the waters Mon and Mon
night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.


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