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FZNT25 KWNM 162058
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
358 PM EST MON JAN 16 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE N PORTION
TODAY...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE. A WARM
FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN LIFT NE
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE FAR NE
PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF THE E THU INTO
THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST
THU...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT AND FRI. A
DEVELOPING LOW WITH A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE E OFF THE MID
ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.



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