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FZNT25 KWNM 250854
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
454 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 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...STRONG HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE WATERS WILL MAINTAIN A
RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND S WATERS TODAY INTO SUN WHILE
WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S OVER THE N WATERS LATE TODAY
AND TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE DELMARVA COAST SUN
AND SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N LATE
TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN PERSIST E AND NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N OF THE
AREA AS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES AND A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W LATE TUE...THEN MOVE NE OVER
THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE
CENTRAL AND S WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E
TOWARD THE COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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