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FZNT25 KWNM 250227
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1027 PM EDT MON APR 24 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 WARM FRONT ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL DRIFT N
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUE. TWO LOW PRES CENTERS OVER THE
SRN WATERS WILL MERGE INTO ONE CENTER NEAR THE N CAROLINA COAST
TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL TRACK SLOWLY N AND NE JUST OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST TUE THROUGH WED...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA WED NIGHT INTO
THU WHILE PULLING A WEAKENING COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD W ACROSS THE SRN WATERS LATE THU INTO SAT
NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT
NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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