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FZNT24 KWNM 061503
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1103 AM EDT WED MAY 6 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 PERSIST ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS TODAY...THEN SLOWLY DRIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE
FAR NRN WATERS TODAY...WILL STALL AND DISSIPATE TONIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE S LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT...DRIFT N INTO THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT...
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FRI INTO SAT...THEN DRIFT SLOWLY NE NEAR
THE CAROLINA COASTS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.


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