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FZNT25 KWNM 200903
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
503 AM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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 high pressure area across the northern waters today
will move NE of the area tonight. A coastal front just off the SE
coast will remain nearly stationary through this afternoon. Low
pressure will develop along the front late this afternoon into
tonight, then track NE and parallel to the coast Thu and Thu
night while intensifying. The low will pass N of the waters later
Thu night and Fri while further strengthening and pulling a cold
front across the waters. Another cold front will cross the
northern and central waters Fri night into Sat. High pressure
will build E to the coast Fri night and Sat, move SE across the
central and southern waters Sat night and Sun, and then shift E
of the area Sun night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.


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