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FZNT25 KWNM 081538
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1038 AM EST MON FEB 8 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 STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER NEAR 37N 67W WILL MOVE
NE AT 35 KT TODAY AND TONIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE
OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY NE ACROSS THE
NRN WATERS TUE WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT SE
ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST
LATE TUE...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO
WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE
COAST THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN FRI. ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE FRI...THEN RACE NE ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE
AREA.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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