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FZNT25 KWNM 230845
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
445 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 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 high pressure ridge will drift E across the
northern waters today and tonight, then shift E of the area Tue
and Tue night. Low pressure will approach the SW waters from the
W today into tonight, then move NE along the coast late tonight
into Thu while pulling a strong cold front E across the waters. A
secondary cold front will move E across the area Wed night and
Thu. A weaker low will move NE across the central and northern
waters Thu night and Fri, then pass N of the region Fri night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Showers.
Slight chance of TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm
or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Showers likely
and slight chance of TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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