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FZNT25 KWNM 280318
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 43N 67W AT 9 PM WILL
MOVE OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING AND
PULLING SEVERAL LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST WED NIGHT... THEN PASS E
ACROSS THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI
NIGHT...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE
AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE SAT INTO
SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE
COAST. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN WHILE BECOMING
WEAKER...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT AS ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW AND STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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