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FZNT24 KWNM 300911
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
511 AM EDT MON MAR 30 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFF TO THE E AND SE OF
THE WATERS TODAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL
PASS SE OVER THE WATERS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL MOVE E OVER THE REGION EARLY TUE. A DEVELOPING LOW
PRES AREA WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST LATER TUE...TRACK
E ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO EARLY WED WHILE
INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATER WED. YET ANOTHER
RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE E
OVER THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND
APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT AND FRI...AND THEN REACH
THE COAST FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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