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FZNT25 KWNM 200857
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
357 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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...High pressure over the S waters today will persist
through Sun night, expand NE over the central portion Mon, and
then move off to the E of the region by Mon night. A cold front
will move SE into the northern waters by tonight, weaken and
stall over the central portions Sun and Sun night, then lift back
N as a warm front Mon night ahead of an approaching strong cold
front. The strong cold front will move E over the waters late Tue
and Tue night. High pressure will build E toward the area Wed and
Wed night as a low pressure trough or secondary cold front moves
SE into the northern waters.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

South of 31N

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


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