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FZNT24 KWNM 070851
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
351 AM EST SUN FEB 7 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 WILL APPROACH FROM THE S AND TRACK
NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NE WATERS
MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON AND MON NIGHT. ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST MON NIGHT...THEN
PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE
ACROSS THE AREA. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO
THE AREA LATE THU AND THU NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.MON...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 55 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 55 TO 65 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 17 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 55 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.


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