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FZNT25 KWNM 230315
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1015 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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 LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 37N 73W WILL PASS E OF THE
WATERS TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE MON. A STRONGER DEVELOPING LOW
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W TONIGHT INTO MON WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM
FRONT LIFTING SLOWLY N ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS. THE STRONG LOW
WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS MON
INTO TUE NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE
NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL
THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT...WHILE
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. WINDS TO
50 KT IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. WINDS TO
50 KT IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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