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FZNT24 KWNM 140904
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
404 AM 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
TODAY...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY MON
NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE MON AND
MON NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES EARLY TUE...THEN
PASS N OF THE AREA LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A
STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER
LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE
MOVING A TROUGH SE OVER THE AREA. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL
STRENGTHEN E OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRENGTHENING
HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO THE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 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 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.


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