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FZNT24 KWNM 010904
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
404 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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 LOW PRES CENTERED S OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL DRIFT
OFF TO THE NE TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE
NRN MID ATLC COAST EARLY MON...TRACK NE AND PASS N OF THE AREA
LATER MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON NIGHT INTO TUE. THE LOW
WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE...THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS THU. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...AS A THIRD RIDGE BUILDS E TO THE
MID ATLC COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS AND CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.


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