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FZNT25 KWNM 220845
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
345 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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...Strong high pressure will persist just E of the area
through Sat while gradually becoming weaker and drifting W, then
will shift SE of the waters late Sat and persist through Mon
night. A cold front will move into the northern waters this
morning, stall this afternoon and tonight, then lift back N of
the area as a warm front Fri into Fri night. Another cold front
will move into the far northern portions Sat, stall Sat night,
and then lift NE across the northern waters as a warm front Sun
into Sun night. Developing low pressure will move NE along the
northern Mid Atlantic and New England coasts Sun night while
pulling a cold front SE across the waters. The front will move S
across the central waters Mon and the southern waters Mon night
as high pressure builds E toward the coast.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


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