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FZNT25 KWNM 271417
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
917 AM EST MON FEB 27 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...AN AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND NRN WATERS TODAY...THEN PASS E OF THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A WARM
FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN PASS N
OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW WED...MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN
PASS SE OF THE AREA THU NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS E
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI...THEN INTENSIFY E OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...WINDS SHIFTING TO N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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