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FZNT25 KWNM 241514
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1114 AM EDT THU APR 24 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...STRONG LOW PRES NE OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE SLOWLY E
TODAY. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY...DRIFT E
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AND FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION FRI
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E OFF THE COAST FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP ON THE FRONT AND MOVE ACROSS THE N WATERS SAT AND
PASS E OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY NE OF THE
AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SE TOWARD THE AREA
SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT STALLS OVER THE S
WATERS.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC...S OF 31N

.SYNOPSIS...A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH OVER THE FAR SE WATERS
WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT EXTENDING
FROM 28N65W TO 28N72W WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH
PRES WILL SETTLE IN ACROSS THE REGION FRI...AND MOVE E OF THE
AREA SAT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS N OF 29N
BY SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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