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FZNT25 KWNM 301603
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1103 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE WATERS
TODAY AS LOW PRES MOVES E JUST N OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL
INTENSIFY NEAR GEORGES BANK TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN WILL MOVE NE
AWAY FROM THE AREA LATE SAT THROUGH SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
AND MOVE OVER THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN SHIFT E OF
THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW PRES IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST LATE SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY
MON. THE STRENGTHENING LOW WILL MOVE A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
WATERS MON. THE LOW PRES WILL PASS E OF THE AREA MON NIGHT. A
LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND
TUE...THEN MOVE E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A
RIDGE OVER THE AREA.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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