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FZNT24 KWNM 271513
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1013 AM EST TUE JAN 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...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 41N 69W WILL MOVE
SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE TODAY INTO WED WHILE WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL
PULL A COLD FRONT E OF THE WATERS TODAY...FOLLOWED THEN BY A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO
WED. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT
INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES
N OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE
SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS
THE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.


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