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FZNT24 KWNM 312130
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EST SAT JAN 31 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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER S OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL MOVE
SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE INTO THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA
SUN. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE N MID ATLC COAST SUN
NIGHT...PASS NE ACROSS THE FAR NW WATERS MON... THEN MOVE OFF TO
THE NE MON NIGHT INTO TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT
E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TO THE COAST TUE...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
WED...THEN PASS S ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU. STRONG
HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD IN FROM THE NW THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SHOWERS WITH
POSSIBLE TSTMS AND FREEZING RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.


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