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FZNT24 KWNM 272133
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
533 PM EDT WED AUG 27 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...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR 32.7N 71.4W AT 5 PM
EDT IS MOVING N NE AT 13 KT. CHRISTOBAL WILL MOVE N TO NEAR 34.5N
69.2W BY 2 AM THU...TO 37.4N 63.8W BY 2 PM THU...TURN NE TO 43.5N
52.0W BY 2 AM FRI...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE LATER FRI.
OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE AREA THU NIGHT AND
FRI...EXPAND ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO EARLY SAT...THEN
PERSIST OVER THE WATERS THROUGH MON NIGHT. SEE LATEST NHC ADVISORY
ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT
LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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