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FZNT25 KWNM 170308
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1108 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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 COLD FRONT WILL STALL JUST E OF THE WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT BACK W INTO THE AREA THU. A SERIES OF WEAK
LOWS WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE STATIONARY FRONT THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT. STRONGER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP S OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT
AND SAT...AND THEN WILL MOVE E SAT NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT BEFORE
TURNING NE MON AND MON NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OFF THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST SAT NIGHT AND SUN...THEN MOVE E WHILE LEAVING A
WEAKENING RIDGE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST SUN NIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC...S OF 31N

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N73W TO ACROSS THE
NORTHERN BAHAMAS BECOMING STATIONARY AT THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
WILL COMPLETELY STALL LATER OVERNIGHT FROM 31N72W TO THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA...THEN WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE BAHAMAS
AND NW WATERS THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE BOUNDARY WILL PUSH SE AS A
COLD FRONT SAT. LOW PRES MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT WHICH
IS FORECAST TO SLOWLY MOVE E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS BEHIND THE FRONT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS AND CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. TSTMS AND CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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