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FZNT24 KWNM 301602
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1102 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE WATERS
TODAY AS LOW PRES MOVES E JUST N OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL
INTENSIFY NEAR GEORGES BANK TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN WILL MOVE NE
AWAY FROM THE AREA LATE SAT THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
AND MOVE OVER THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF
THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW PRES IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY
MON. THE STRENGTHENING LOW WILL MOVE A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
WATERS MON. THE LOW PRES WILL PASS E OF THE AREA MON NIGHT. A
LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND
TUE...THEN MOVE E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A
RIDGE OVER THE AREA.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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