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FZNT25 KWNM 092153
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
453 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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...A LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N 70W WILL RAPIDLY MOVE NE
AWAY FROM THE WATERS THIS EVENING. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE
NRN MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN TRACK NE ACROSS THE FAR NRN
WATERS WED. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. A WEAK LOW WILL RACE NE ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS
SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. AN ASSOCIATED LOW PRES
CENTER ON THE FRONT WILL THEN INTENSIFY NE OF THE AREA LATE SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. THE
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD E SUN AND WILL REACH THE
COAST SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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