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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
450 AM EDT Wed Apr 17 2024

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

Locally higher winds and seas can be expected in and near tstms.

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastal
waters forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A high pressure ridge will prevail over the far
southern waters today and tonight. A stationary front across the
central waters early day will begin to drift N as a warm front
late today into tonight. Low pressure will develop along the
front off the Mid-Atlantic coast Thu, then drift slowly E to SE
across the N and central waters Thu night into Fri while pulling
a weak cold front across the area. The weak low will lift N over
the area Fri night into early Sat as the next cold front
approaches from the W. This cold front will move E and SE over
the waters Sat and Sat night. High pressure will prevail across
the northern waters while another low will move off the SE coast
and NE into the central and S waters Sun and Sun night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
rain and areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.