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FZNT25 KWNM 230909
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
509 AM EDT WED APR 23 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...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY. LOW
PRES WILL MOVE E AND PASS N OF THE WATERS TODAY...AND INTENSIFY
TO THE E AND NE OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD OFFSHORE THU...DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND
FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ON THE FRONT AND
MOVE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS SAT AND PASS E OF THE AREA SAT
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN AREAS SAT
NIGHT INTO SUN...AND MOVE E OF THE WATERS BY SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN 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 THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH
THE NORTHERN CENTRAL AND NE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
BEFORE MOVING E OF THE BASIN THU NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL
SETTLE IN ACROSS THE REGION FRI...AND MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO WATERS N OF 29N BY SUN NIGHT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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