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FZNT24 KWNM 241512
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1112 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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 LOW PRES NE OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE SLOWLY E
TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY...DRIFT E
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION FRI
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E OFF THE COAST FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP ON THE FRONT AND MOVE ACROSS THE N WATERS SAT AND
PASS E OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE
AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE AREA
SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT STALLS OVER THE S
WATERS.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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