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FZNT25 KWNM 090940
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
440 AM 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 36N 73W WILL PASS QUICKLY NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TODAY WHILE INTENSIFYING AND PULLING A COLD
FRONT SE ACROSS THE AREA. 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.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.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...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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