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FZNT25 KWNM 290942
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
542 AM EDT MON AUG 29 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE NRN WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TODAY AND TONIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT NEAR 32.6N 73.0W AT
5 AM TODAY WILL MOVE NW AT 9 KT TO NEAR 32.6N 73.0W BY 2 PM MON.
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT WILL BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AND MOVE
TO 33.8N 75.0W BY 2 AM TUE...MOVE TO 34.4N 75.3W BY 2 PM
TUE...THEN TO 35.4N 74.6W NEAR THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST BY 2 AM
WED...AND MOVE TO 38.0N 70.0W BY 2 AM THU. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
SE OVER THE AREA THU AND THU NIGHT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE WILL
MOVE NE AND APPROACH THE SW WATERS THU NIGHT...THEN TRACK NE OVER
THE SRN WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. LONG PERIOD E TO SE SWELL FROM
HURRICANE GASTON WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH WED
NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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