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FZNT25 KWNM 060854
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
354 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE ACROSS THE N
AND CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN WEAKEN TONIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER
WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TONIGHT...THEN TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS
THE SRN AND CENTRAL WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING.
THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE OUTERMOST NRN WATERS
MON...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST MON NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT
WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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