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FZNT25 KWNM 240910
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
510 AM EDT MON APR 24 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 WARM FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT N
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TUE. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL MOVE
TOWARDS THE S CAROLINA COAST TODAY AND MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW
LIFTING N INTO THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL TRACK SLOWLY
NE JUST OFF THE COAST LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WED...THEN PASS N OF
THE AREA WED NIGHT INTO THU WHILE PULLING A WEAKENING COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
LATE THU INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN
APPROACH FROM THE NW FRI NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E...THEN BECOMING W
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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