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FZNT24 KWNM 120321
OFFN02

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1021 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...LOW PRES SE OF NOVA SCOTIA WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST LATE
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND DISSIPATE FRI. A LOW PRES CENTER
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST LATE TONIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS
THE SRN AND OUTERMOST CENTRAL WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING. 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 OFFSHORE
SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE WATERS MON. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W MON NIGHT...TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC
COAST TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL
A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 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 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 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.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 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...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 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 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...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 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...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.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 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.



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