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FZNT25 KWNM 141543
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1043 AM EST SUN FEB 14 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE TO THE COAST
TODAY...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY MON
NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE MON AND
MON NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES EARLY TUE...THEN
MOVE NE THROUGH NEW ENGLAND LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL
PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT
AS ANOTHER LOW DEVELOPS ALONG THE FRONT AND MOVES NE THROUGH THE
WATERS. WEAK LOW PRES WILL THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS WED
AND WED NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE
WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO THE
COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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