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FZNT24 KWNM 190850
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
450 AM EDT SUN APR 19 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDING W TO E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
WILL MOVE S OF BALTIMORE CANYON...THEN STALL THIS AFTERNOON. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N... WHILE LOW PRES E OF
GEORGES BANK INTENSIFIES NE OF THE AREA TODAY. THE FRONT WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT INTO
TUE...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE AREA LATE
MON NIGHT AND TUE. HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION
WED NIGHT...THEN PUSH SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
THU INTO THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E EARLY. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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