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FZNT25 KWNM 230918
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
418 AM EST MON JAN 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 WEAK LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N 70W WILL PASS E OF
THE WATERS EARLY TODAY. A STRONGER DEVELOPING LOW WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W THIS MORNING WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT LIFTING
SLOWLY N ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS. THE STRONG LOW WILL TRACK NE
NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATER TODAY INTO EARLY TUE...THEN PASS N
OF THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO TUE
NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
THU INTO THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS
SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE HIGH PRES
SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT BECOMING 10
TO 17 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.


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