NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
441 PM EDT Sun Jun 24 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 will pass N of the area this evening and
tonight, then move off to the NE and intensify Mon. A cold front
associated with the low will move SE over the waters tonight and
Mon, then stall over the southern waters Mon night into Wed as
weak low pressure forms along the front near the South Carolina
coast by Tue night. A high pressure ridge will build SE into the
northern waters Tue, move E over the area Tue night and Wed, then
shift E of the waters Wed night. The low is expected to drift N
along the coast Wed into Thu, as a cold front approaches from the
W. The cold front will move offshore into the mid Atlantic waters
Thu night, then move E across the area Fri and Fri night while
weakening. 

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early. Chance of showers and TSTMs. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...Variable winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and chance of TSTMs. 
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of 
showers and TSTMs. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers. 
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers. 
.TUE...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...Variable winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.