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FZNT24 KWNM 262129
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
429 PM EST MON JAN 26 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 NEAR 37N 74W WILL PASS SLOWLY NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUE WHILE INTENSIFYING
AND PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. THE STRONG LOW WILL
THEN MOVE OFF TO N LATER TUE INTO WED NIGHT WHILE PULLING A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE
AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE SAT INTO
SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE
COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN. CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.



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