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FZNT24 KWNM 261506
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1006 AM EST MON JAN 26 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL DRIFT NE ALONG A FRONT
ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD
FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO N TUE
NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS
SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE
COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL THEN PASS E ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED
LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SNOW AND
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW WITH POSSIBLE BLOWING SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.


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