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FZNT24 KWNM 101518
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 AM EST WED FEB 10 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 DEVELOPING LOW OVER THE NRN WATERS NEAR 39N 68W
WILL RACE NE TODAY. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER ON THE FRONT WILL
INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA LATE SAT INTO SUN WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST
LATE SUN...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.


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