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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
512 PM EDT Thu May 24 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 over the southern waters, associated
with low pressure off of North Carolina, will stall tonight. The
low will dissipate tonight with the front dissipating Fri. A cold
front over the northern portions will dissipate over the central
portions tonight. High pressure will build across the waters
tonight, 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 just N of the waters later Sun, with low
pressure developing along the front later Sun. The low will then
move E across the northern waters Sun night while pulling its
front through the region Mon into Mon night. Another low pressure
will move trough the waters Tue and Tue night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 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. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.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 2 to 4 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 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Scattered
TSTMs.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S to 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 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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