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FZNT25 KWNM 230332
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1132 PM EDT SAT APR 22 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES JUST E OF THE FAR NE PORTION WILL
MOVE NE AWAY FROM THE WATERS TONIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT
SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL THEN STALL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE
OFF THE SE COAST SUN NIGHT. A SECOND AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE N
INTO THE SRN WATERS MON...AND MERGE WITH THE FIRST AREA OF LOW
PRES OFF THE SE COAST MON NIGHT. THE COMBINED LOW WILL THEN MOVE
N ACROSS THE REGION LATE MON NIGHT THROUGH WED WHILE PULLING A
COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED
NIGHT AS A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS W TOWARDS THE SRN WATERS. THE
RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE S PORTION THU INTO THU NIGHT AS
ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



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