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FZNT24 KWNM 010947
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
547 AM EDT WED APR 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...AN INTENSIFYING AREA OF LOW PRES OVER THE NE WATERS
EARLY THIS MORNING WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...MOVE SE THROUGH
THE WATERS THU...THEN CONTINUE MOVING E THU NIGHT INTO FRI WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE FAR SRN WATERS. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT INTO
FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT AND SAT
AS DEVELOPING LOW PRES MOVES NE AND PASSES TO THE N OF THE AREA.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION FROM THE W SAT NIGHT...MOVE E
THROUGH THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE OVER THE S PORTION. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE NRN WATERS SUN AND STALL JUST N OF THE REGION SUN
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT EARLY.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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