NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
413 PM EST Sun Dec 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...Low pressure near Delaware Bay will move NE and pass
S of Long Island this evening and across Georges Bank tonight
into Mon while intensifying. A strong cold front will move SE
over the area Mon and Mon night. High pressure will build toward
the coast Tue and Tue night, then will slowly drift E over the
region Wed and Wed night. Strengthening low pressure will move N
through the Mid-Atlantic states Thu and Thu night, and near the
lower Great Lakes Fri and Fri night while pulling a strong cold
front E over the waters. 

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.MON...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.WED...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.MON...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.