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FZNT24 KWNM 250313
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1013 PM EST WED DEC 24 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE
TONIGHT...THEN SWEEP E ACROSS THE WATERS THU. A LARGE AREA OF
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU THROUGH
FRI...CROSS THE WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS E AND SE OF
THE WATERS SUN. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN
WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS MON INTO MON
NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS WITH PATCHY FOG AND VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT IN HEAVY TSTMS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. PATCHY FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WINDS TO 35 KT IN HEAVY
TSTMS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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