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FZNT24 KWNM 100333
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1033 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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 DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER E OF GEORGES BANK WILL
MOVE OFF TO THE NE EARLY TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE
NRN MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE FAR NRN
WATERS WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL RACE 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 LATE SUN...THEN
MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.


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