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FZNT25 KWNM 180345
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1045 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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 WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO WED. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
INTO WED NIGHT AS A STRENGTHENING LOW PASSES E AND SE OVER THE N
WATERS. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY E OF THE WATERS THU INTO THU
NIGHT...AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE WATERS. THE HIGH WILL
CROSS THE WATERS FROM W TO E LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS IT
WEAKENS. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST NEAR CAPE
HATTERAS FRI NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS SAT...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE E SAT NIGHT WHILE A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDS
NEAR THE COAST. A DEVELOPING LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE OHIO VALLEY SUN AND SUN NIGHT AND PUSH A STRONG WARM
FRONT OFF THE MID ATLC COAST. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF
THE SE COAST LATE SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



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