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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
436 AM EDT Thu Apr 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...A warm front will lift N through the region today,
then move N of the area tonight. A strong cold front will
approach the waters from the W tonight, then move off the coast
Fri and Fri night. The cold front will slowly cross the waters
Sat into Sun, then clear E of the outer waters Sun night. High
pressure will build across the waters behind the front Sun and
Sun night, then persist into Mon night.  

Sandy Hook to Wallops Island

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less. 
.SAT...S winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. 
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

Wallops Island to Cape Hatteras

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 22 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. 
.MON...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.