NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
447 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 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 weak cold front will drift E across the northern
portions and dissipate this morning. A low pressure trough will
pass SE over the far northern portions later today and tonight,
as high pressure builds SE of the southern waters. The high will
persist to the SE of the waters Thu into Fri, then will weaken
Fri night. The next cold front will approach the coast from the W
Fri into Sat, then move SE over the N waters later Sat and Sat
night. The front will stall across the northern and central
waters Sun and Sun night.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and TSTMs. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.