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FZNT24 KWNM 142127
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
427 PM EST SUN FEB 14 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 STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE TO THE COAST AND
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE
THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES EARLY TUE...THEN MOVE NE THROUGH NEW
ENGLAND LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD
FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL
THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT. ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT
AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO THE COAST. A STRONG HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND PASS E OF THE AREA
FRI NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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