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FZNT24 KWNM 270840
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
340 AM EST FRI FEB 27 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD E TOWARDS THE MID
ATLC COAST TODAY THROUGH SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN
PASS SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT...THEN CROSS SE THROUGH THE REGION
MON INTO MON NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS
LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE BEFORE LIFTING BACK N AS A WARM FRONT
LATER TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARD THE NRN WATERS MON INTO TUE...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE NRN
WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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