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FZNT25 KWNM 080942
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
442 AM EST MON FEB 8 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 STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER NEAR 34N 71W WILL TRACK
NE ACROSS THE OUTERMOST NE WATERS TODAY...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE
TONIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE WHILE
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER
LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST LATE TUE...THEN TRACK NE
ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST THU NIGHT...THEN
MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN FRI. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE
OFFSHORE LATE FRI...THEN RACE NE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT
WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 27 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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