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FZNT25 KWNM 232114
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
514 PM EDT WED APR 23 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 COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THIS
EVENING. LOW PRES JUST N OF THE WATERS WILL INTENSIFY TO THE E
AND NE OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD OFFSHORE THU...DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT 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.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE EARLY IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.SYNOPSIS...A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH OVER THE FAR SE WATERS
WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH
THE NORTHERN CENTRAL AND NE WATERS TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING E OF THE
AREA THU NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL SETTLE IN ACROSS THE REGION
FRI...AND MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE WATERS N OF 29N BY SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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