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FZNT24 KWNM 260901
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
401 AM EST MON JAN 26 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...LOW PRES WILL MOVE ALONG A FRONT INTO THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT
INTO TUE WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
REGION. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO N TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT
WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED
NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...AS
AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SNOW AND
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW WITH POSSIBLE BLOWING SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.


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