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FZNT25 KWNM 192052
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
352 PM EST SUN FEB 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 WEAK LOW PRES AREA LOCATED ABOUT 300 NM E OF THE
GEORGIA COAST WILL MOVE E AND SE AWAY FROM THE WATERS TONIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE WATERS MON. LOW PRES AREAS WILL
DEVELOP NE AND E OF THE WATERS LATER TONIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT...THEN MOVE WELL E OF THE REGION WED. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
SE TOWARD THE COAST LATER MON AND MON NIGHT...DRIFT SE THROUGH
THE AREA TUE INTO WED...AND PASS SE OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO
FRI NIGHT WITH A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING W OVER THE SRN PORTION. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NW WATERS LATE THU...STALL JUST N OF
THE AREA THU NIGHT...AND THEN LIFT NE AWAY FROM THE WATERS AS A
WARM FRONT FRI INTO FRI NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES
FROM THE W.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N EARLY...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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