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FZNT25 KWNM 221451
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
951 AM 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 74W WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE TONIGHT. 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 TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL
A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS MON THROUGH TUE. A
HIGH 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.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED 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 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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