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FZNT25 KWNM 211522
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1022 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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 OFFSHORE TODAY...THEN
PASS N OF THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO MON. LOW PRES WILL DRIFT N OVER
THE WATERS NEAR THE COAST TODAY THROUGH TUE...THEN DISSIPATE NEAR
THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT N
ACROSS THE WATERS LATER TODAY THROUGH TUE. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE SE COAST EARLY WED...MOVE OFFSHORE
LATER WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU. ANOTHER
RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATE THU AND THU NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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