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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1106 AM EST Wed Jan 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...A cold front will move E across the waters today,
while low pressure develops and moves through the N portion while
rapidly intensifying. The low and front will pass E of the area
later today. A high pressure ridge will build across the waters
tonight, then shift E of the area Thu. Another developing low
will move E near the N waters Thu night into Fri while pulling a
cold front over the area. The cold front will slow down over the
far S waters Fri, then drift S of the area Fri night. Another
high will build slowly E and SE towards the coast later Fri night
into Sun, then move offshore Sun night.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.