NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

[Printable Version]   [Alt Link/Previous Versions]
FZNT24 KWNM 260854
OFFN02

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
354 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

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 stationary front will persist across the northern
portions today. Low pressure will develop inland across the
Mid-Atlantic this morning, then intensify while lifting N today
into Thu. The low will pull the stationary front N as a warm
front tonight, then pull a strong cold front across the waters
tonight into Thu. A second cold front will cross the waters Thu
night and early Fri. Low pressure will move E over the N waters
Fri night and Sat, while pulling yet another cold front across
the area. High pressure will build E toward the coast Sat night
through Sun night.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Showers and
scattered tstms with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Scattered showers
and tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.