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FZNT24 KWNM 030301
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1001 PM 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW
TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS LATE WED...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN 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...THEN BECOMING
WEAKER SAT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG 31N LATE SAT AND MOVE E
OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8
TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 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 SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 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 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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