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FZNT25 KWNM 080923
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
423 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS TODAY...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
TONIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW ON THE FRONT INTENSIFIES NE OF THE
AREA. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI
THROUGH SAT...WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE ACROSS
THE NRN WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT
AND SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT
LIFTS NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST. THE WARM FRONT WILL THEN STALL
ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT WHILE A DEVELOPING
LOW PASSES E ALONG THE FRONT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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