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FZNT24 KWNM 262126
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
426 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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 LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS EARLY SUN...MOVE SE INTO THE
NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS LATER SUN AND SUN NIGHT...AND THEN STALL
ACROSS THE S CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO TUE WHILE TWO AREAS OF LOW
PRES MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS ALONG THE FRONT. THE SECOND LOW
PRES AREA WILL THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS LATER TUE WHILE PUSHING
A TRAILING COLD FRONT SE OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE NW BEHIND THE LOWS AND FRONT MON NIGHT
INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS LATE WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE LOW PRES DEVELOPS NE OF THE
REGION.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W 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 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
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 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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