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FZNT25 KWNM 200258
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1058 PM EDT SAT APR 19 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 FRONT WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY NE TO SW ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL TRACK SLOWLY
NE ALONG THE FRONT ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH SUN
NIGHT...THEN DRIFT E OF THE WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE
PULLING THE FRONT SE OF THE AREA. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD JUST N OF THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN WEAKEN SUN
NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES INTENSIFIES JUST NE
OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE
THU WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS OFFSHORE.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.SYNOPSIS...1012 MB LOW PRES E OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA NEAR
30.5N80.5W EXTENDS AN OCCLUDED FRONT AROUND THE LOW TO 31N78W
CONTINUING AS A COLD FRONT THROUGH 27N78W TO 23N81W. CONVECTION
WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL CONTINUE OUT AHEAD OF THE FRONT. THE
LOW WILL REACH 31N78W WITH AN OCCLUDED FRONT WRAPPING AROUND THE
LOW EXTENDING S THROUGH THE BAHAMAS TO CENTRAL CUBA EARLY SUN...
THEN FROM 31N73W TO THE TURKS AND CAICOS MON MORNING...SHIFTING E
OF THE AREA TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CLIP ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS WED AND THU.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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