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FZNT25 KWNM 210904
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
404 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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 EAST OF CAPE HATTERAS EARLY
TODAY...WILL TRACK E AND MOVE EAST OF THE CENTRAL PORTION THIS
AFTERNOON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS THE SE COAST
LATER TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE
LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS EARLY TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A
STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS MON INTO TUE. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST TUE NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE WED...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS WED NIGHT AS THE NEXT
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



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