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FZNT25 KWNM 231436
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1036 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 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 WARM FRONT EXTENDING NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST WILL
LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...WHILE A LOW PRES CENTER
DEVELOPS ON THE FRONT AND TRACKS NE. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW PRES
CENTER WILL MOVE TO THE MID ATLC COAST LATER TODAY...THEN PASS NE
ACROSS THE N WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. ANOTHER LOW PRES AREA WILL
DEVELOP NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST THU ALONG A FRONT THEN LIFT N
OF AREA THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE COAST WED
NIGHT...PUSH SLOWLY OFFSHORE THU INTO THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF
THE WATERS FRI. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE
COAST FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



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