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FZNT25 KWNM 120938
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
438 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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...HIGH PRES NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST WILL MOVE INTO THE
NRN WATERS TODAY AND DISSIPATE. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES CENTER WILL
MOVE NE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TODAY... CONTINUE NE NEAR THE OUTER
MOST CENTRAL AND NE WATERS TONIGHT... THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT
INTO SUN. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE NW SAT AND SAT NIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS
E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE NEAR
THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.



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