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FZNT25 KWNM 282217
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
617 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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 STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS
WILL DISSIPATE EARLY TONIGHT. LONG PERIOD E TO SE SWELL PRODUCED
BY HURRICANE GASTON WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
THU. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE N WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN MON AND MON NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION
EIGHT NEAR 31.8N 70.9W AT 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON WILL MOVE W AT 8 KT
TO NEAR 32.2N 72.5W BY 2 AM MON. THE DEPRESSION WILL BECOME
TROPICAL STORM EIGHT AND MOVE TO 33.0N 73.9W BY 2 PM MON...MOVE
TO 33.7N 74.9W BY 2 AM TUE...THEN TO 34.3N 75.4W NEAR S CAROLINA
COAST BY 2 PM TUE...AND MOVE TO 36.8N 72.4W BY 2 PM WED. THE
STORM WILL THEN ACCELERATE NE ACROSS THE N WATERS WED NIGHT INTO
THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND THU
NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE S WATERS WED
NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE WILL APPROACH THE
S WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.



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