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FZNT25 KWNM 200858
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
358 AM EST SAT DEC 20 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY INTO
SUN...THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON
NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL FORM OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
SUN NIGHT...DRIFT N OVER THE MID ATLC WATERS NEAR THE COAST MON
THROUGH TUE...THEN WEAKEN NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT.
THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE
COAST EARLY WED...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE LATER WED AND WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



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