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OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
930 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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 WEAK LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 35N 70W WILL PASS E OF
THE WATERS TODAY. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
LATE TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS AND DRIFTING SLOWLY N. THE
LOW WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE MON INTO MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS
QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH
FROM THE NW WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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