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FZNT25 KWNM 060840
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
340 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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...STRONG LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP LATER TODAY AND MOVE NE
NEAR THE CAROLINA COAST...CONTINUE NE INTO THE CENTRAL WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU. LOW PRES WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION THU NIGHT PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE N WATERS.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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