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FZNT24 KWNM 082148
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
448 PM EST MON FEB 8 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 40N 64W WILL MOVE OFF
TO THE NE TONIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TUE WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE
AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST LATE
TUE...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED.
A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST
THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN FRI. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE FRI...THEN RACE NE ACROSS THE WATERS
FRI NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA.
STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E FROM THE GREAT LAKES TOWARD THE
COAST SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.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 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.


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