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FZNT25 KWNM 250331
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1131 PM EDT THU APR 24 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...STRONG LOW PRES NE OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE SLOWLY E
THIS EVENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION FRI NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E OFF THE COAST FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP
ON THE FRONT AND MOVE ACROSS THE N WATERS SAT AND PASS E OF THE
AREA SAT NIGHT. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA SUN AND SUN
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE AREA SUN NIGHT THROUGH
MON NIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT STALLS OVER THE S WATERS. THE HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL SHIFT E TUE AND TUE NIGHT AS THE STATIONARY FRONT
BEGINS TO LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.SYNOPSIS...A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH OVER THE FAR SE WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 26N65W TO
26N68W WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL
SETTLE ACROSS THE REGION FRI...AND MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH WATERS N OF 29N SAT THROUGH
SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER
EASTERN WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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