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FZNT24 KWNM 312055
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
455 PM EDT TUE MAR 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...A LOW PRES TROUGH OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL PASS E OF
THE REGION EARLY TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE
NRN MID ATLC COAST NEAR CAPE MAY EARLY TONIGHT...TRACK E ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS LATER TONIGHT INTO EARLY WED WHILE
INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE WED. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...MOVE SE THROUGH THE
WATERS THU...THEN CONTINUE MOVING E THU NIGHT AND FRI WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT AND SAT AS
DEVELOPING LOW PRES MOVES NE AND PASSES TO THE N OF THE AREA.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION FROM THE W SAT NIGHT...MOVE
E THROUGH THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE OVER THE S PORTION. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE NRN WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT EARLY.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT EARLY.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT EARLY.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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