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FZNT24 KWNM 030849
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
349 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE NRN WATERS WED...THEN
PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED NIGHT INTO
THU NIGHT AS LOW PRES MOVES NE ALONG THE FRONT. ANOTHER STRONG
HIGH PRES CENTER WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST THU
NIGHT INTO FRI...AND MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
REGION SAT...AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12
FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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