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FZNT24 KWNM 060235
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
935 PM EST THU MAR 5 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 PUSH SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND SRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA FRI. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
SAT...SETTLE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF THE AREA MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TUE
AND TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN...SNOW
AND LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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