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FZNT24 KWNM 270916
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
416 AM EST TUE JAN 27 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...INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 38N 72W WILL PASS
SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS EARLY TODAY...WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL MOVE OFF TO N
AND NE LATER TODAY INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU
INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE AN
ASSOCIATED LOW INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL
MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER RIDGE BUILDS
OFFSHORE.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.



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