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FZNT24 KWNM 290237
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
937 PM EST WED JAN 28 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
THU NIGHT AND FRI...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER
INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN SLOWLY MOVE
OFF TO THE NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE
BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. THE RIDGE WILL
WEAKEN WHILE MOVING OFFSHORE SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN MOVE SE OF
THE AREA SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST MON...THEN STRENGTHEN AND MOVE E
OF THE AREA MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



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