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FZNT25 KWNM 130351
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1051 PM EST Tue Dec 12 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 strong low pressure system will move NE along the
Maine coast to the Canadian Maritimes tonight into Wed, while
pulling a strong cold front through the region. As the strong low
moves farther north into Canada Wed night, another low pressure
system will move across the northern mid-Atlantic waters Thu,
followed by yet another low pressure system Fri into Fri night.
High pressure will build E toward the region Sat, pass E over the
waters Sat night into Sun, then shift E of the waters Sun night
ahead of the next cold front.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

South of 31N

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.


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