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FZNT24 KWNM 021452
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
952 AM EST MON MAR 2 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 COLD FRONT WILL MOVE QUICKLY SE OVER THE WATERS
TODAY...AS LOW PRES RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES WELL NE OF THE AREA.
STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
SE INTO THE FAR NW PORTION LATE WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS
THE REMAINDER OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES
MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD
TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI...MOVING E OVER THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

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

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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