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FZNT25 KWNM 261618
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1218 PM EDT Tue Sep 26 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...Hurricane Maria was centered near 33.6N 73.1W at
11 AM EDT this morning, and was moving N or 360 degrees at 06 kt.
Maria is expected to move to near 35.1N 73.0W as a tropical storm
at 8 AM Wed, 36.1N 70.9W at 8 AM Thu, and then reach 37.6N 63.6W
east of the waters at 8 AM Fri and then move well east of the
waters by 8 AM Sat. Also, S to SE swell from Hurricane Maria will
impact the area today into Fri night. Please refer to the latest
National Hurricane Center advisory for Hurricane Maria.
Otherwise, a cold front will move across the waters Fri night
into Sat night. A high pressure ridge will build just N of the
waters Sat and Sat night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 17 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.


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