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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
1136 AM EDT Wed Oct 28 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...High pressure will move offshore today, then shift E
of the area Wed night. A cold front will move into the northern
waters later today and tonight then stall over the N waters Thu
into Thu night. Tropical Cyclone Zeta will become a post-
tropical cyclone Thu night into early Fri while moving off the
Delmarva coast then NE along the stalled front over the N waters.
Zeta will dissipate E of the northern waters Fri as another low
follows closely behind, passing across the northern waters Fri
into Fri night. The low will push a strong cold front across the
waters later Thu night into Fri. See the latest National
Hurricane Center advisory on Zeta. Another high will build over
the area from the W Fri night through Sat night. Another cold
front will approach the waters Sun, then move across the region
Sun night.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Rain with vsby
1 nm or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Chance of
rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...N winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.SAT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain with
vsby 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 19 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Showers.
.FRI...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.