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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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FZNT24 KWNM 251449
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1049 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

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 ACROSS THE SW PORTION WILL PASS E ACROSS
THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
TOWARDS THE COAST FRI AND FRI NIGHT... THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT
INTO SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN  DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT AS A WEAK LOW TRACKS E ALONG
THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE N WATERS MON
INTO MON NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING TO THE
COAST MON NIGHT. 

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. 
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. 
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. 


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