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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1118 AM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

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...High pressure will build E across the region today,
then shift E of the area tonight into Wed. A low pressure area
will track NE over the far southeastern portions of the waters
tonight into Wed. A strong cold front will approach the coast
early Wed, and then move E and SE across the waters later Wed
into Thu. A strong secondary cold front will move E across the
northern waters later Thu into Fri as another high pressure area
builds E across the S and central portions into Fri night. The
high will then shift E of the region later Fri night into Sat
before a developing low pressure system moves NE along the
Mid-Atlantic coast.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Showers and
scattered tstms.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Slight chance of
showers.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.THU...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms.
.WED...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
Scattered showers.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.