FZNT24 KWNM 230905
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
505 AM EDT Tue Oct 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...Strong high pressure will shift E and NE of the area
today. A cold front will move SE across the waters today and
tonight, then pass E and SE of the area Wed. Another strong high
will build to the W and NW of the area Wed through Thu, then
weaken and move E and SE over the northern and central portions
Thu night into Fri. Low pressure will approach the southern
waters from the SW early Fri, and then move NE and intensify off
the South and North Carolina coasts late Fri into Sat night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.