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FZNT24 KWNM 110317
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1017 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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 SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE
MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND DISSIPATE FRI.
A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS
FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER ON THE
FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA LATE SAT INTO SUN WHILE
STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD TO THE COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS MON
INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH THE COAST MON
NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.


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