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FZNT24 KWNM 202105
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
405 PM EST SAT DEC 20 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 DRIFT NE FROM THE MID ATLC
STATES TONIGHT INTO SUN...AND PASS WELL N OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
INTO MON. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST OFF THE S CAROLINA COAST
TONIGHT INTO SUN. LOW PRES FORMING ALONG THE TROUGH OFF THE
GEORGIA COAST TONIGHT...WILL DRIFT N SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...AND
CONTINUE TRACKING N JUST OFF THE DELMARVA COAST MON THROUGH
TUE...BEFORE DISSIPATING NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST BY TUE NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS LATER SUN
THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE
COAST EARLY WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...AND
PUSH OFF TO THE E OF THE WATERS THU. LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE
FRONT TO THE E OF THE NE WATERS LATER THU AND THU NIGHT AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS NE TOWARD THE REGION FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 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 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



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