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FZNT25 KWNM 290929
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
429 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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 E ACROSS THE WATERS THEN
MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
TONIGHT AND FRI...WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER INTENSIFIES
N OF THE AREA. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN SLOWLY MOVE OFF TO THE NE
OVER NOVA SCOTIA SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE A STRONG HIGH PRES
RIDGE BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. THE RIDGE WILL
WEAKEN WHILE MOVING OFFSHORE SAT THROUGH SUN...THEN MOVE SE OF
THE AREA SUN NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE LATE SUN
NIGHT INTO MON. THE STRENGTHENING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING E INTO
THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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