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FZNT25 KWNM 230903
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 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 PRES CENTERED JUST E OF THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
MOVE E AWAY FROM THE WATERS TODAY INTO FRI WHILE MAINTAINING A
RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS. A LOW PRES AREA NEAR THE
E COAST OF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW TODAY INTO
FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SE PORTION FRI NIGHT...THEN ACCELERATE TO
THE NE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A STRONG
COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE REGION. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E
TOWARDS THE WATERS SUN...MOVE E OVER THE AREA SUN NIGHT AND
MON...AND THEN STRENGTHEN TO THE E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT. RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.


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