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FZNT24 KWNM 032122
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
422 PM EST TUE MAR 3 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 WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN
WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS
WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES AREAS MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT. A
STRONG HIGH PRES CENTER WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST
THU NIGHT INTO FRI...AND MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE FRI INTO
FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION SAT...AND
MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL
RETURN LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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