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FZNT24 KWNM 281544
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1044 AM EST WED JAN 28 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...A LARGE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT... WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW
PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN
MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH
PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
SUN WHILE BECOMING WEAKER...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
AS ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW AND STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE
COAST LATE.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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