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FZNT25 KWNM 162105
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
405 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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...High pressure will build across the waters tonight
into Sun, then shift SE of the area Sun night into Mon. A weak
cold front will move into the northern waters tonight, then stall
across the central portions Sun and Sun night. A series of weak
lows will form along the front Sun night into Mon, then move E of
the waters Mon night while pulling the front across the remainder
of the waters. Another cold front will approach from the NW Tue
and Tue night, pass SE across the waters Wed, then stall over the
far southern waters Wed night. Low pressure will move off the SE
coast along the front Wed night, slowly move E across the waters
Thu, then clear E of the waters Thu night while pulling the front
through the region.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

South of 31N

.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.



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