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FZNT25 KWNM 170851
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
451 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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 Gert was located E of the area near 41.7N
54.0W at 5 am this morning while moving east-northeast or
65 degrees at 34 kt, and will move well NE of the area early
today. See the latest National Hurricane Center advisory for
Gert. Otherwise, a weak stationary front across the central
waters will persist today and tonight, then slowly lift NE
through the waters as a warm front Fri and Sat night. A high pres
ridge will build just N of the area Thu and Thu night, then shift
NE of the area Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will push SE
into the NW portion Sat and Sat night, then continue to move
slowly SE across the N and central waters Sun into Sun night
before stalling across the central waters Mon and Mon night.
Another ridge will build E over the N waters Mon and Mon night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



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