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FZNT25 KWNM 030320
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1020 PM EST FRI DEC 2 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...A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER JUST S OF NEWFOUNDLAND WILL
CONTINUE TO DRIFT E TONIGHT INTO SUN...WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF
LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD SE INTO THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS
NE ACROSS THE REGION SUN INTO MON NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
S CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL
DEVELOP AND TRACK NE NEAR THE SE COAST TUE... TRACK E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED WHILE
WEAKENING. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST
WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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