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FZNT25 KWNM 240302
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1002 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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...HIGH PRES CENTERED NE OF BERMUDA WILL MOVE E AWAY
FROM THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A
RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS. STRONG LOW PRES OFF THE
E COAST OF FLORIDA...N OF THE BAHAMAS...WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM
THE SW TONIGHT INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SE PORTION LATE FRI AND
FRI NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO THE NE SAT INTO SUN WHILE BECOMING
ABSORBED BY A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE REGION. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE WATERS SUN...MOVE E ACROSS THE AREA
SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN SLOWLY STRENGTHEN E OF THE REGION MON
NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN
WATERS. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE NW PORTION MON
NIGHT...AND PASS N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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