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FZNT25 KWNM 210855
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
355 AM EST SUN DEC 21 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY...THEN
PASS N OF THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER
THE WATERS NEAR THE COAST TODAY THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR
THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N
ACROSS THE WATERS LATER SUN THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY WED...MOVE OFFSHORE LATER
WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER RIDGE
WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU AND THU NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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