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FZNT24 KWNM 240324
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1124 PM EDT Wed May 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...A cold front will move south through the mid-Atlantic
waters tonight, stall over the southern waters later tonight
through Thu night, then dissipate Fri. A secondary cold front
will move into the far northern portions late tonight, then
dissipate over the central portions Thu. High pressure will build
across the waters Thu and Thu night, then shift SE of the area
Fri and Fri night. The high will maintain a ridge axis through
the central and southern waters Sat through Mon night. A cold
front will gradually approach the northern portions from the N
Sat night into Sun. The front will stall N of the waters later
Sun into Sun night, then lift back N and away from the area as a
warm front Mon and Mon night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs, showers and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs,
showers and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and scattered
showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


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