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FZNT25 KWNM 130311
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1011 PM EST FRI FEB 12 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 LOW PRES OVER THE ERN AREAS OF THE CENTRAL WATERS
WILL MOVE NE QUICKLY TONIGHT WHILE INTENSIFYING ...THEN
ACCELERATE NE OF THE AREA SAT INTO SUN. THE LOW WILL DRAG A
STRONG COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH FROM
THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST
TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A
STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. A
TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL AREAS WED...WITH HIGH
PRES BUILDING INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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