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FZNT24 KWNM 230348
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1048 PM EST MON DEC 22 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...WEAK LOW PRES OFF CAPE HATTERAS WILL SLOWLY MOVE NE
ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...ALONG THE NEW JERSEY COAST
TUE...THEN DISSIPATE N OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
EXTENDING SE FROM THIS LOW WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN
WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE SE COAST WED...MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS THU. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
INTO THE REGION LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS
SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. OCCASIONAL
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. OCCASIONAL
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



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