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FZNT25 KWNM 090259
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 PM EST THU DEC 8 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT PASSING SE ACROSS THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS WILL CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TONIGHT. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH
SAT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE ACROSS THE NRN
WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT AND
SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT LIFTS
NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST. THE WARM FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE
FAR NRN WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW
PASSES E ALONG THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL THEN SHIFT BACK S AS A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT TUE INTO TUE NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...N 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...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.



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