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FZNT25 KWNM 041459
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1059 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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 STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TODAY. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT TODAY.
A STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF CAPE HATTERAS EARLY TODAY...THEN
PASS NE OVER THE WATERS LATER TODAY INTO THU...WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM NEAR THE MID
ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT
INTO FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SLOWLY E OVER THE
CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE SE
ACROSS THE AREA SUN...THEN STALL OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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