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FZNT24 KWNM 040852
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
352 AM EST WED MAR 4 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE NRN
WATERS TODAY...PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES AREAS MOVE NE ALONG THE
FRONT...THEN PASS SE OF THE REGION SAT. A STRONG HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD E TOWARDS THE NRN WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI...THEN PASS
JUST N OF THE REGION LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW SAT...AND MOVE SE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. ANOTHER HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER
THE AREA LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
LIGHT SLEET.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY...CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...TSTMS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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