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FZNT24 KWNM 060843
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
343 AM EST FRI MAR 6 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDING NE TO SW ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA TODAY. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH
SAT...SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TUE
AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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