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FZNT24 KWNM 261515
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1015 AM EST WED NOV 26 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES ALONG THE N CAROLINA COAST WILL
INTENSIFY AND TRACK NE JUST OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TODAY INTO
EARLY TONIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS LATER TONIGHT INTO THU.
THE LOW WILL PULL A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
FRI...PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT AND SAT...THEN
MAINTAIN A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT.
A WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE N PORTION SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN... FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NW SUN
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 20 FT LATE. RAIN AND AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE...HIGHEST NE. CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY.
.THU...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO NW
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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