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FZNT25 KWNM 161623
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1123 AM EST Sat Dec 16 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...Low pressure near 42N 59W will move NE toward Cape
Race Newfoundland while rapidly intensifying today. High pressure
will build behind the departing low today into tonight, move over
the waters Sun, then shift SE of the area Sun night into Mon. A
weak cold front will move into the northern waters Sat night,
then stall across the central portions Sun and Sun night. A weak
low will form along the front Sun night and Mon, then move E of
the waters Mon night while pulling the front across the remainder
of the waters. Another cold front approaches from the NW Tue and
Tue night, then passes SE across the waters Wed and Wed night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas
3 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.



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