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FZNT24 KWNM 240316
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1116 PM EDT WED APR 23 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...LOW PRES JUST N OF THE WATERS WILL INTENSIFY TO THE E
AND NE OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE THU...DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND
FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
E OFF THE COAST FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ON THE FRONT AND
MOVE ACROSS THE N WATERS SAT AND PASS E OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT AS
THE COLD FRONT STALLS OVER THE S WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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