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FZNT24 KWNM 051555
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EST THU MAR 5 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S THROUGH THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO
FRI. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO FRI...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO
SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW LATE
SAT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SAT NIGHT
AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUN
AND SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OVER THE NRN WATERS
LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT. A THIRD RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE MON
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN...LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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