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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1102 PM EDT Sun May 20 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 pass SE across the northern waters
tonight, stall and weaken over the central waters Mon and Mon
night, then pass N across the area as a warm front Tue into Tue
night. A high pressure ridge will build E over the northern
waters Mon and Mon night, then shift E of the area Tue. Another
cold front will approach the area from the NW Tue night as a
developing low passes N of the area. The cold front will move SE
over the northern and central waters Wed and Wed night, and then
stall and weaken over the southern waters Thu into Thu night.
High pressure will cross the northern waters Thu and Thu night,
then move off to the E Fri and Fri night. A third  cold front
will approach the area from the NW Fri night. Otherwise, a high
pressure ridge will prevail over the southern waters tonight into
Wed, then dissipate Wed night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers, fog and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers, fog and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Showers and
isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



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