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FZNT25 KWNM 130947
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
447 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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...LOW PRES OVER THE ERN AREAS OF THE N WATERS WILL MOVE
NE OF THE AREA QUICKLY TODAY WHILE INTENSIFYING. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW TODAY AND
TONIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE ALONG THE MID ATLC
COAST EARLY TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL
AREAS WED...WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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