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FZNT25 KWNM 112140
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
440 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...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND DISSIPATE FRI. A LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST LATE TONIGHT...INTENSIFY WHILE LIFTING
NE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT...THEN CLEAR WELL E AND NE
OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT 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. A LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE SRN WATERS
MON NIGHT...THEN LIFT NE ALONG THE COAST WHILE PULLING A STRONG
COLD FRONT THROUGH THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.


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