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FZNT25 KWNM 230325
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1025 PM EST WED FEB 22 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN MOVE E OF THE REGION THU INTO FRI NIGHT WHILE
MAINTAINING A RIDGE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NRN WATERS. A LOW PRES
CENTER IN THE NE GULF OF MEXICO WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE SW
TONIGHT INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN
ACCELERATE TO THE NE SAT INTO SUN WHILE BECOMING ABSORBED BY A
STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE AREA SUN...AND MOVE E ACROSS THE REGION
SUN NIGHT AND MON. ANOTHER LOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG A STATIONARY
FRONT OVER THE NRN WATERS MON NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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