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FZNT25 KWNM 210900
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT MON APR 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...LOW PRES WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK SLOWLY NE ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS TODAY AND THEN DRIFT E OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG
HIGH PRES RIDGE JUST N OF THE WATERS WILL WEAKEN TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW TUE...MOVE
OFFSHORE TUE NIGHT BEFORE PASSING E OF THE REGION WED WHILE THE
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES INTENSIFIES JUST NE OF THE AREA. THE STRONG
LOW WILL THEN MOVE SLOWLY OFF TO THE NE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE THU...DRIFT E ACROSS THE
WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT
WHILE A WARM FRONT MOVES NE INTO THE NRN WATERS.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC...S OF 31N

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N71W TO THE SE BAHAMAS
AND TO EASTERN CUBA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD...REACHING TO
E OF THE AREA TUE EVENING. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE
NORTHERN WATERS WED AND QUICKLY MOVE E OF THE BASIN LATE WED
NIGHT INTO EARLY THU. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL SETTLE IN ACROSS THE
REGION BEHIND THE FRONT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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