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FZNT25 KWNM 202125
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
425 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE NEAR 70W WILL PASS E OF THE
WATERS TONIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SAT. DEVELOPING
LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE COAST LATE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID
ATLC COAST BY LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS
TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY
W TO E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT... MOVE OFFSHORE WED...THEN
PASS E OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES
FROM THE NW.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



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