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FZNT25 KWNM 260303
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1003 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 40N 68W OR ABOUT 150 NM SE OF
CAPE COD WILL CROSS GEORGES BANK EARLY TONIGHT...AND REACH NOVA
SCOTIA BY SUN. A STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING SOUTH FROM NEW
ENGLAND OVER LONG ISLAND TO THE VIRGINIA AND CAROLINA COASTS WILL
SWEEP E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT...AND THEN PASS E AND SE OF THE
WATERS EARLY SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN...MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION
MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE BACK ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST TUE...THEN PASS NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED.
ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W WED
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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