NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Portsmouth, VA)

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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
402 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

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...Developing low pressure centered about 120 nm SE of
Cape May will move NE across the N waters today while pulling a
cold front through the area. The front will pass just S of the S
waters tonight before becoming stationary. A high pressure ridge
will build SE across the waters tonight through Tue night, then
pass E of the area Wed and Wed night. Another low will develop
near the Georgia coast Wed, move NE near the coast Wed night, and
pass N of the waters Thu while lifting a warm front N across the
waters. An associated cold front will move S through the waters
Thu through Fri before stalling over the far S waters Fri night.
High pressure will build across the N and central waters Fri into
Fri night.  

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.THU...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

.TODAY...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Widespread
dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less early in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TUE...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance
of rain. 
.WED...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.