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FZNT25 KWNM 110854
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
354 AM EST SUN DEC 11 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...HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E OVER THE WATERS TODAY. A WARM
FRONT WILL PASS NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY MON.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE AREA LATER MON AND MON
NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SRN WATERS TUE. THE FRONT WILL
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT TUE NIGHT AS LOW PRES FORMS ALONG THE
FRONT E OF CAPE HATTERAS. THE DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE E AND NE
OVER THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS WED...WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT
MOVING SE FROM THE CENTRAL WATERS TOWARD THE SRN WATERS. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE S OF THE SRN WATERS EARLY THU. STRONG ARCTIC HIGH
PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD E TOWARD THE REGION THU AND THU NIGHT AS A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS MOVE SE OVER THE NRN WATERS.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

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



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