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FZNT25 KWNM 240900
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM 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...LOW PRES JUST N OF THE WATERS WILL INTENSIFY TO THE E
AND NE OF THE REGION TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
TODAY...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.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

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

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

.SYNOPSIS...A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH OVER THE FAR SE WATERS
WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT EXTENDING
FROM 31N67W TO 30N71W AND DISSIPATING TO 31N75W WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE REST OF THE N CENTRAL AND NE WATERS TODAY BEFORE MOVING E OF
THE AREA TONIGHT. 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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...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...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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