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FZNT24 KWNM 112138
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 PM EST THU FEB 11 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...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND DISSIPATE FRI. A LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST LATE TONIGHT...INTENSIFY WHILE LIFTING
NE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN CLEAR WELL E AND NE
OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT INTO SUN WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
FROM THE NW. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND
PASS E OF THE WATERS MON. A LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE SRN WATERS
MON NIGHT...THEN LIFT NE ALONG THE COAST WHILE PULLING A STRONG
COLD FRONT THROUGH THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO
19 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.


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