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FZNT24 KWNM 221538
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1038 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...WEAK LOW PRES LOCATED JUST SE OF CAPE ROMAIN THIS
MORNING WILL SLOWLY MOVE NE NEAR THE COAST THROUGH TUE...WHILE
LIFTING A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL DISSIPATE
N OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT. 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. HIGH PRES 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 THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 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 WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 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 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 THU...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 TO SW 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 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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