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FZNT25 KWNM 282057
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
457 PM EDT FRI APR 28 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
TONIGHT...PERSIST SAT INTO MON...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE AREA LATE
MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE N
PORTION EARLY TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD FRONT LATER
TONIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW
SAT...PUSH S INTO THE NRN WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS SUN. THE FRONT WILL RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT
SUN NIGHT AND PASS N OF THE AREA EARLY MON. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN
MOVE SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE NRN AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE INTO WED.
YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE THROUGH THE NRN WATERS LATE
WED... BEFORE ANOTHER LOW PRES TROUGH MOVES E OVER THE AREA WED
NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.



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