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FZNT24 KWNM 110938
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 AM EST THU FEB 11 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 TODAY INTO TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE MID
ATLC COAST TONIGHT...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 OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE WATERS MON. A COLD
FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH THE COAST MON NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.


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