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FZNT25 KWNM 121514
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1014 AM EST Tue Dec 12 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 pressure system will move from the
eastern Great Lakes to the Canadian Maritimes today into Wed,
pushing a strong cold front through the region. As the strong low
moves farther north into Canada Wed night, another low pressure
system will move across the northern mid-Atlantic waters Thu,
followed by yet another low pressure system Fri into Fri night.
Weak high pressure will move into the waters Sat and Sat night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft. Chance of showers and
TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

South of 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.


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