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FZNT25 KWNM 062131
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
431 PM EST TUE DEC 6 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...LOW PRES NEAR CAPE FEAR WILL MOVE NE TONIGHT...WHILE
A STRONGER LOW APPROACHES THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST NEAR CURRITUCK
SOUND. THE SECOND LOW WILL DEEPEN AS IT TRACKS E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DRIFTS SE WED INTO EARLY WED NIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
THU. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE N PORTION THU NIGHT
WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE N WATERS. THE HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE
AREA SUN NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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