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FZNT24 KWNM 281543
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1143 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR 36.9N 65.9W AT 11 AM
EDT THIS MORNING WAS MOVING NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 23 KT. CRISTOBAL
IS EXPECTED TO TRACK NE TO NEAR 39.7N 59.9W BY 8 PM THIS
EVENING...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE LATER TONIGHT. SEE THE
LATEST NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORY ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.
OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE FAR NW PORTION WILL PASS SE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY...MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY FRI INTO SAT WHILE
WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE NRN WATERS FRI
AND FRI NIGHT...DRIFT S ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS LATE
SAT INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN INTO MON
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



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