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FZNT25 KWNM 050259
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
959 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

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 EXTENDING INTO THE S WATERS WILL
PASS NE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT INTO MON WHILE WEAKENING. LOW
PRES WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SE COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS E ACROSS
THE CENTRAL WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONGER LOW WILL
DEVELOP TUE AND MOVE NE NEAR THE SE COAST...CONTINUE NE INTO THE
CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL PASS N OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO
EARLY FRI AND PULL THE FRONT SE OVER THE AREA. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE COAST FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE N WATERS.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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