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FZNT25 KWNM 160315
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1115 PM EDT TUE APR 15 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 OVER THE NW WATERS WILL MOVE E
THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT AND WED. THE FRONT WILL STALL JUST E OF
THE WATERS WED NIGHT...THEN DRIFT BACK W OVER THE AREA THU. A
SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE STATIONARY FRONT THU
NIGHT INTO SAT. STRONGER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP S OF THE WATERS
FRI NIGHT...AND THEN WILL MOVE E SAT INTO SUN NIGHT AS STRONG
HIGH PRES BUILDS OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...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 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N80W TO 29N81W WILL
STALL FROM 31N72W TO CAY SAL BANK WED NIGHT...THEN WILL RETURN N
THROUGH THE BAHAMAS THROUGH THU NIGHT AND MOVE INTO NW WATERS BY
FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT RETURNS SOUTHEASTWARD AS A COLD FRONT FROM
31N72W TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS BY SAT AFTERNOON. THE FRONT MOVES E
OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING DOWN FROM THE
CAROLINAS IN ITS WAKE.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.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...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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