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FZNT25 KWNM 261400
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1000 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE S PORTION WILL SHIFT N
INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
A COLD FRONT WILL STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE DELMARVA COAST TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N OF THE FRONT
TODAY...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. THE
STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT LATE
TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...THEN
CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT
WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. THE HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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