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FZNT25 KWNM 230856
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
456 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 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 E of the waters will drift E today.
A cold front will approach from the NW early today, move slowly
SE across the waters this afternoon through Thu night, stall over
the central and S waters later Fri, and persist through Sun
night. Another ridge will build SE toward the N waters Fri and
Fri night, and persist off the New England coast through Sun
night. Low pres is expected to develop just S of the waters Sat,
and slowly approach the S waters Sat night through Sun night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and a chance of TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
and TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas 3 to 5
ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.
.FRI...Winds becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT and THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



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