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FZNT25 KWNM 281627
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1227 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 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 WEAK STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE TODAY. LONG PERIOD E TO SE SWELL PRODUCED BY
HURRICANE GASTON WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH THU.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE N WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION
EIGHT WILL APPROACH THE S WATERS FROM THE E TODAY...MOVE W ACROSS
THE AREA TONIGHT INTO MON...THEN BECOME TROPICAL STORM EIGHT AND
MOVE TO NEAR THE N CAROLINA COAST MON NIGHT INTO TUE. THE STORM
WILL ACCELERATE NE ACROSS THE N WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO THU. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE S WATERS WED NIGHT
INTO THU NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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