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963
FZNT24 KWNM 072108
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
408 PM EST SUN FEB 7 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 LOW WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL
WATERS TONIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NE
ACROSS THE NE WATERS MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON AND
MON NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD SE TO THE SE COAST THU NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE AREA LATE FRI AND FRI NIGHT...AS
ANOTHER RIDGE BUILDS SE TOWARDS THE SE COAST.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 60 TO 70 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...BUILDING TO 19 TO 26 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 55 TO 65 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 18 FT...BUILDING TO 22 TO 30 FT. RAIN.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 55 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 55 TO 70 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT...
BUILDING TO 25 TO 34 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



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