NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1131 PM EDT Thu Apr 26 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...Low pressure over southern N. Carolina early tonight
will lift N along the mid-Atlantic coast Fri, and pass N of the
waters Fri night into Sat. The low will lift a warm front N over
the central and northern waters tonight into Fri, and then pull a
slow-moving cold front E over the area late Fri into Sat. The
front will weaken over the far eastern waters by Sat night,
followed by another front passing E and SE over the area late Sat
night into Sun. A series of weak cold fronts will pass E over the
northern waters Sun night into Tue night. High pressure will
build over the eastern states Sun night, and then build SE over
the central and southern waters Mon through Tue night.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 4 to
8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs. 
.FRI...S winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
Showers and scattered TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Chance of showers.
Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN and SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
Showers, TSTMs and fog with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers and
scattered TSTMs developing. Patchy fog. VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs with areas of fog and VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance
of showers and TSTMs. 
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated TSTMs. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.