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FZNT24 KWNM 090940
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
440 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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 NEAR 36N 73W WILL PASS QUICKLY NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD
FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS WED.
A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL RACE NE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER ON
THE FRONT WILL THEN INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA LATE SAT INTO SAT
NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.


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