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FZNT25 KWNM 192102
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
502 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 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...

The U.S. Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX products. Troubleshooting of the
problem is taking place.

.SYNOPSIS...A high pressure ridge will weaken over the N and
central waters tonight as low pressure east of the area
intensifies while moving away from the waters. Another high
pressure ridge will build SE over the area Fri and Fri night,
persist through Sun, then shift NE of the area Sun night into
Mon. A strong cold front will slowly approach from the W Mon and
Mon night, then continue slowly offshore Tue and Tue night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

South of 31N

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. TSTMs and
scattered showers.
.FRI...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.


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