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FZNT24 KWNM 070916
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
516 AM EDT THU MAY 7 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TODAY INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL
DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT...REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY OFF THE S CAROLINA COAST FRI INTO SAT...THEN DRIFT
SLOWLY N TOWARDS THE N CAROLINA COAST SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. THE LOW
WILL THEN TRACK SLOWLY NE NEAR THE N CAROLINA COAST SUN NIGHT
INTO MON...THEN CONTINUE NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO
MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO
35 KT EARLY. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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