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FZNT25 KWNM 232122
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
522 PM EDT TUE MAY 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 NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS NE OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST THIS EVENING. LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT TONIGHT
AND MOVE NEAR GEORGES BANK LATE WED. ANOTHER LOW PRES AREA WILL
DEVELOP NEAR THE NRN MID ATLC COAST WED NIGHT AND THU THEN THEN
LIFT N OF AREA THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE
COAST THU THEN MOVE OFFSHORE THU NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS FRI. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST
FRI NIGHT...THEN DRIFT OFFSHORE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST SAT NIGHT AND MOVE NEAR THE
FAR NRN WATERS AND STALL. LOW PRES WILL MOVE E ALONG THE FRONT
SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



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