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FZNT25 KWNM 222115
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
515 PM EDT WED MAR 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING SE OVER THE NRN AND
CENTRAL WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE AREA TONIGHT. A STRONG HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT INTO THU...PASS SE ACROSS
THE AREA LATE THU THROUGH FRI...THEN PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL AND
SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT WHILE BECOMING WEAKER. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND PASS N OF
THE AREA FRI NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY S OVER THE
FAR NRN WATERS SAT...THEN STALL AND BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY LATE
SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT MOVES JUST N OF THE AREA MON AND
MON NIGHT AS WEAK LOW PRES DEVELOPS ALONG THE FRONT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.


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