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FZNT24 KWNM 301532
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1132 AM EDT MON MAR 30 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE S PORTION WILL PASS S OF THE
REGION TODAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE THROUGH THE WATERS
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE
QUICKLY E THROUGH THE REGION EARLY TUE. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST AND TRACK E ACROSS THE FAR NRN
WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO EARLY WED WHILE INTENSIFYING... THEN MOVE
OFF TO THE NE LATE WED. ANOTHER HIGH PRES AREA WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST THU
NIGHT AND FRI...THEN REACH THE COAST FRI NIGHT AS DEVELOPING LOW
PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT JUST N OF THE AREA.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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