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FZNT24 KWNM 220855
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
355 AM EST MON DEC 22 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS N OF THE WATERS TODAY.
LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH TUE...THEN
DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL
A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY WED...MOVE
OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU AND THU
NIGHT...AND PASS E OF THE WATERS LATE FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE COAST FRI NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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