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FZNT24 KWNM 180849
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
349 AM EST THU DEC 18 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 MOVE E TOWARD THE AREA TODAY
AND TONIGHT...BUILD OFFSHORE FRI...THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA
FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATE SAT...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS
SAT NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E INTO THE
AREA.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

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



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