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FZNT24 KWNM 130913
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
413 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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...LOW PRES OVER THE ERN AREAS OF THE N WATERS WILL MOVE
NE OF THE AREA QUICKLY TODAY WHILE INTENSIFYING. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW TODAY AND
TONIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE ALONG THE MID ATLC
COAST EARLY TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL
AREAS WED...WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...BUILDING
TO 14 TO 19 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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