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FZNT24 KWNM 280947
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
547 AM 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 35.6N 67.8W AT 5 AM
EDT IS MOVING NE AT 25 KT. CRISTOBAL WILL MOVE TO NEAR 37.8N
63.2W BY 2 PM THU...TO 41.5N 55.0W BY 2 AM FRI...THEN ACCELERATE
OFF TO THE NE FRI. OTHERWISE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE
NRN WATERS TODAY...AND MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT INTO
FRI AND BECOME STATIONARY. THE FRONT WILL THEN DISSIPATE FRI
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI AND
EXPAND S ACROSS THE AREA FRI NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL THEN SLOWLY
MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SAT INTO SUN...WHILE PERSISTING
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS THROUGH MON NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT. SEE LATEST NHC ADVISORY ON
HURRICANE CRISTOBAL.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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