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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
503 AM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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 high pressure area across the northern waters today
will move NE of the area tonight. A coastal front just off the SE
coast will remain nearly stationary through this afternoon. Low
pressure will develop along the front late this afternoon into
tonight, then track NE and parallel to the coast Thu and Thu
night while intensifying. The low will pass N of the waters later
Thu night and Fri while further strengthening and pulling a cold
front across the waters. Another cold front will cross the
northern and central waters Fri night into Sat. High pressure
will build E to the coast Fri night and Sat, move SE across the
central and southern waters Sat night and Sun, and then shift E
of the area Sun night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
Showers.
.FRI...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.SAT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Rain.
.THU...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.