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FZNT24 KWNM 210313
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1013 PM EST SAT DEC 20 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 BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO
SUN...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL
FORM ALONG THE TROUGH OFF THE GEORGIA COAST TONIGHT..DRIFT N OVER
THE WATERS SUN THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY
COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE
WATERS LATER SUN 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.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

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

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



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