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FZNT24 KWNM 212108
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
408 PM EST SUN DEC 21 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 BUILD OFFSHORE AND PASS N OF
THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER THE
WATERS NEAR THE COAST TONIGHT THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR
THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. 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. ANOTHER RIDGE
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 WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE 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 WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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