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FZNT25 KWNM 251429
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1029 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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 PERSIST ACROSS S WATERS
TODAY...THEN SHIFT N INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO
SUN WHILE WEAKENING. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE N WATERS
LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OFF THE DELMARVA
COAST SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN N OF
THE FRONT TONIGHT AND SUN...THEN SHIFT NE OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT
THROUGH TUE WHILE WEAKENING. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT NE
ACROSS THE AREA AS A WARM FRONT LATE SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW LATE TUE...MOVE OFFSHORE
INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A HIGH PRES RIDGE
BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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