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FZNT24 KWNM 210322
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1122 PM EDT SUN APR 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...LOW PRES WILL TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
TONIGHT AND THEN DRIFT E OF THE WATERS MON INTO TUE. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE JUST N OF THE WATERS TONIGHT WILL WEAKEN MON INTO
MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TUE...MOVE
OFFSHORE TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS WED WHILE
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES INTENSIFIES JUST NE OF THE AREA. THE STRONG
LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE THU...DRIFT E ACROSS THE
WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT
WHILE A WARM FRONT MOVES NE INTO THE NRN WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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