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FZNT25 KWNM 231522
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1122 AM EDT SUN APR 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDING NE FROM NEAR CHARLESTON SOUTH
CAROLINA OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE OFF THE SE
COAST LATE TONIGHT. 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 MOVE N ACROSS
THE REGION TUE INTO WED WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER
THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL THEN LIFT N OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT INTO
THU AS THE FRONT MOVES E OF THE AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD W OVER THE SRN WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD
FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. 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 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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