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FZNT24 KWNM 272132
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
432 PM EST FRI FEB 27 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD E TOWARDS THE MID
ATLC COAST TONIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT... MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN
PASS SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
MON INTO MON NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL NEAR THE FAR SRN WATERS
EARLY TUE...THEN LIFT BACK N ACROSS THE REGION AS A WARM FRONT
LATER TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN N OF THE
COLD FRONT MON NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE
INTO TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED AND
THEN PUSH SE INTO THE NW WATERS WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



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