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FZNT24 KWNM 270419
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1119 PM EST THU FEB 26 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...LOW PRES E OF THE NRN WATERS WILL ACCELERATE OFF TO
THE NE TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD TOWARDS THE
MID ATLC COAST FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN
PASS SE OF THE WATERS LATE SUN NIGHT INTO MON. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT...THEN PUSH SE ACROSS
THE REGION MON INTO MON NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN PASS JUST S OF
THE WATERS EARLY TUE BEFORE LIFTING BACK N AS A WARM FRONT LATER
TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD
THE NRN WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E THROUGH THE NRN
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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