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FZNT24 KWNM 300314
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1014 PM EST THU JAN 29 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST LATE
TONIGHT THEN SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS FRI...WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW
PRES CENTER MOVES OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST. THE LOW PRES WILL
INTENSIFY N OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AND SAT WHILE SLOWLY MOVING
E...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT AND SUN. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD OVER THE SRN WATERS LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE E OF
THE AREA MON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST LATE SUN NIGHT AND EARLY MON. THE STRENGTHENING LOW
WILL MOVE A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS MON. THE LOW PRES WILL
PASS E OF THE AREA MON NIGHT. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD OVER THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN MOVE E OF THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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