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FZNT25 KWNM 212108
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
408 PM 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 AND PASS N OF
THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER THE
WATERS NEAR THE COAST TONIGHT THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR
THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT 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...AND PASS E
OF THE WATERS LATE FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
COAST FRI NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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