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FZNT24 KWNM 120937
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
437 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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...HIGH PRES NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST WILL MOVE INTO THE
NRN WATERS TODAY AND DISSIPATE. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER WILL
MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY... CONTINUE NE NEAR THE OUTER
MOST CENTRAL AND NE WATERS TONIGHT... THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT
INTO SUN. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE NW SAT AND SAT NIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS
E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE NEAR
THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.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...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY...CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.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 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.


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