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FZNT24 KWNM 270348
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1148 PM EDT THU MAR 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...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT
INTO FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT OFF THE N
CAROLINA COAST FRI...THEN INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES NE ACROSS THE NRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. A SECOND LOW WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVE E SUN. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION MON INTO MON NIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL QUICKLY MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA TUE...AS LOW PRES MOVES
TOWARDS THE NE COAST TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. WIDESPREAD
TSTMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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