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FZNT25 KWNM 211511
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1111 AM EDT Mon May 21 2018

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 cold front extending E and NE from near Norfolk,
Virginia this morning will stall and weaken over the central
waters later today and tonight, then return N across the area as
a warm front Tue into Tue night. A high pressure ridge will build
E over the northern waters today and tonight, then shift E of the
area Tue. Another cold front will approach the area from the NW
Tue night as a developing low passes N of the area. The cold
front will move SE over the northern and central waters Wed and
Wed night, then stall and weaken over the southern waters Thu
into Thu night. High pressure will cross the northern waters Thu
and Thu night, then move off to the E Fri and Fri night. A third
cold front will approach the area from the NW Fri night.
Otherwise, a high pressure ridge will prevail over the southern
waters today into Wed night before dissipating Thu.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of showers and
slight chance of TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of
showers and TSTMs.
.TONIGHT and TUE...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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