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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
423 AM EST Sun Feb 5 2023

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...Arctic high pressure will move E away from the waters
today. A stationary front developing near the coast from Cape
Lookout southward will persist today, and then weaken and
dissipate tonight. A cold front will approach from the NW later
today into tonight as developing and rapidly intensifying low
pressure passes just SE and then E of the southern waters. The
cold front will move SE over the area Mon and Mon night as the
rapidly intensifying low passes E of the waters. All mariners
transiting waters especially E of the waters tonight into Mon
night should closely monitor the latest forecasts, including the
North Atlantic high seas forecast, and plan to execute avoidance
routing over those areas mainly E of the offshore waters.
Otherwise, high pressure will build E and SE over the waters Mon
night and Tue. A high pressure ridge will persist over the
central and southern waters Tue night into Wed night. A weakening
cold front will move SE into the northern waters Wed into Wed
night, stall across the northern waters later Wed night, and then
return N as a warm front Thu. A cold front will move offshore Thu
night as the warm front lifts N and NE of the waters.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain with
vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.MON...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.TUE...Variable winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.TUE...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.