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FZNT24 KWNM 052138
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 PM EST FRI FEB 5 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 PRES CENTER JUST N OF THE NE WATERS
WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND
SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES CENTER WILL
APPROACH FROM THE S SAT NIGHT...TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE SRN
AND CENTRAL WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...
CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE OUTERMOST NRN WATERS MON...THEN MOVE OFF
TO THE NE MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST MON NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WITH
MULTIPLE CENTERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE
ACROSS THE AREA. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE
BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...STORM WARNING...
...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 33 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.


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