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FZNT25 KWNM 210316
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1016 PM EST Sat Jan 20 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...High pressure over the S waters will persist through
Sun night, expand NE over the central portion Mon, and then move
off to the E of the region by Mon night. A cold front will move
SE into the northern waters tonight, weaken and stall over the
central portion Sun and Sun night, then lift back N as a warm
front Mon night ahead of an approaching strong cold front. The
strong cold front will move E over the waters late Tue and Tue
night. A low pressure trough or secondary cold front will move SE
across the northern waters Wed and Wed night. High pressure will
build E to the coast Thu and Thu night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

South of 31N

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



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