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FZNT25 KWNM 131555
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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...STRONG LOW PRES JUST E OF THE N WATERS WILL RAPIDLY
MOVE NE TODAY WHILE INTENSIFYING. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE NW TODAY AND TONIGHT... MOVE TO THE COAST
SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON
NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC STATES EARLY TUE...THEN
PASS N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N AND CENTRAL AREAS WED... BEFORE HIGH
PRES BUILDS INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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