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FZNT24 KWNM 192056
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
356 PM EST FRI DEC 19 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO
SAT NIGHT...THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT OVER THE SRN WATERS WILL BECOME STATIONARY
TONIGHT...AND PERSIST SAT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. LOW
PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
SUN NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS NEAR THE COAST MON THROUGH
TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. THE LOW
WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE COAST TUE NIGHT
INTO WED...AND MOVE OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.


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