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FZNT24 KWNM 282127
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
527 PM EDT THU AUG 28 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...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL LOCATED NEAR 38.5N 61.5W AT 5 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON WAS MOVING EAST NORTHEAST OR 60 DEGREES AT
31 KT. CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO TRACK NE TO NEAR 41.0N 54.7W BY
2 AM TONIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NE LATER TONIGHT. SEE
THE LATEST NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORY ON HURRICANE
CRISTOBAL. OTHERWISE...A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NW PORTION
WILL PUSH SE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...CONTINUE S INTO
THE SRN WATERS FRI...THEN BECOME STATIONARY AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE NRN WATERS FRI
AND FRI NIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY S ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
LATE SAT INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA LATE MON INTO
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TUE
AND THEN PUSH SE INTO THE NW WATERS TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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