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FZNT25 KWNM 262054
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
454 PM 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 CENTRAL WATERS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT INTO MON. A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING E OFF THE
DELMARVA COAST 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 BUILD OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT WHILE A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION...THEN CONTINUE E
ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. A DEVELOPING LOW WITH A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE FRI
NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 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. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE 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...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.


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