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FZNT24 KWNM 122048
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 PM 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...A LOW PRES CENTER OVER THE S WATERS WILL MOVE NE
TONIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE NE OF THE AREA 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. A TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION WED...WITH HIGH
PRES BUILDING INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
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 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 45 TO 55 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. 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 AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 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 WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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