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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
445 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 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 high pressure ridge over the southern waters will
weaken today. A strong cold front will continue to move S across
the northern waters today, become nearly stationary across the
central waters tonight, then continue to push S over the southern
waters Wed and Wed night. High Pressure will build E across the
region Thu through Fri before moving E of the waters Fri night.
Another strong cold front will move into the waters Sat, then
continue SE over the area Sat night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.


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