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FZNT25 KWNM 201430
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
930 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES WILL TRACK E ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE E TOWARDS
THE SE COAST LATE SAT NIGHT 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 MON AND
MON NIGHT...THEN PASS N OF THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW
WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT SLOWLY W TO E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT INTO TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL THEN BUILD TO THE COAST
TUE NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.


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