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FZNT25 KWNM 070412
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1112 PM EST SAT FEB 6 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TONIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
TONIGHT...TRACK NE ACROSS THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SUN AND SUN
NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING...CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE NE WATERS
MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE MON AND MON NIGHT. ANOTHER
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. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO
THE AREA LATE THU AND THU NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 55 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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