042  
FZNT24 KWNM 232106  
OFFN02  
 
NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
506 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE SE AND OFFSHORE  
TONIGHT AND FRI WHILE SLOWING BECOMING WEAKER...THEN PERSIST OVER  
THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SUN. A WEAK COLD FRONT  
WILL MOVE S OVER THE NRN WATERS SAT...THEN BECOME STATIONARY LATE  
SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N  
SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN PERSIST TO THE NE OF THE AREA THROUGH  
TUE WHILE BECOMING WEAKER. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE  
AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND COLD FRONT  
WILL APPROACH THE AREA LATE TUE...THEN MOVE E INTO THE WATERS TUE  
NIGHT.  
 
SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N  
   
TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT
 
 
THEN BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
FRI
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.  
 
37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS  
   
TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.    
FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
TUE
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.  
 
CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET  
   
TONIGHT
 
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.    
FRI
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.  
 
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