NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
434 PM EDT Fri May 24 2024

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

Locally higher winds and seas can be expected in and near tstms.

...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 approach the waters from the north
tonight, then continue S over the NE portion Sat with high
pressure building across the region behind the front. The front
will weaken as the area of high pressure moves E across the
region Sat night, becoming E of the area Sun morning. An E/W
trough will persist over the waters Sun into Mon. A cold front
will move along the Mid-Atlantic seaboard Mon night, before
passing SE across the region Tue and Tue night while weakening. A
secondary front will approach the coast Wed, then move SE into
the waters Wed night. 

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Areas of fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Tstms and
scattered showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog
with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Tstms and
scattered showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.