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FZNT25 KWNM 202052
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
452 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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 STRONG WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY
FOLLOW...MOVING OFFSHORE LATE TONIGHT THEN SLIDING E ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
SRN WATERS WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE WED
NIGHT...THEN PUSH SE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS THU AND
THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS FRI. YET
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE REGION FRI NIGHT BEFORE
BECOMING STATIONARY NEAR HATTERAS SAT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL
MOVE E OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SAT BEFORE RACING E OF THE WATERS
SAT NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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