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FZNT25 KWNM 260402
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1102 PM EST SUN JAN 25 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 WEAKENING COLD FRONT DRIFTING SE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS WILL BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE N CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT
AS A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE PASSES E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A
DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE ALONG THE FRONT INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS MON...THEN PASS
SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT INTO TUE WHILE
INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. THE
LOW WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO N TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A SERIES OF 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. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...AS AN ASSOCIATED
LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES N OF THE AREA.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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