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FZNT25 KWNM 161437
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
937 AM EST MON JAN 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...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW EARLY
TONIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE...THEN
LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT
WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRENGTHENING LOW ON THE FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE FAR NE
PORTION LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. THE STRONG LOW WILL THEN MOVE
SLOWLY OFF TO THE E OF THE AREA THU INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE A HIGH
PRES RIDGE SLOWLY BUILDS TOWARDS THE COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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