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FZNT24 KWNM 180956
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
556 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST JUST E OF THE WATERS.
THE SRN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL DRIFT W INTO THE WATERS S OF
BALTIMORE CANYON TODAY. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL MOVE NE ALONG
THE FRONT TODAY AND TONIGHT. STRONGER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP SW OF
THE REGION TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE E SAT THROUGH MON BEFORE
TURNING NE MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OFF
THE NEW ENGLAND COAST SUN...THEN MOVE E WHILE LEAVING A WEAKENING
RIDGE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS MON. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN AND CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS
AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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