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FZNT24 KWNM 310859
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
359 AM EST SAT JAN 31 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTERED ABOUT 220 NM E OF CAPE
COD WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD SE INTO THE SW WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT ...THEN PASS
SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL
MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST EARLY MON...MOVE NE AND PASS JUST N
OF THE AREA LATER MON WHILE INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE
MON NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. A LARGE RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS E OVER THE WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED. A THIRD COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE MID
ATLC COAST WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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