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FZNT25 KWNM 191455
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
955 AM EST THU JAN 19 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 STRONG LOW NEAR 36N 62W WILL MOVE OFF TO THE E
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS FRI
NIGHT INTO 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 THEN TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC MON AND MON NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

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

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.



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