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FZNT25 KWNM 170325
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1025 PM EST Sat Feb 16 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...Low pressure centered about 250 nm east of Cape
Hatteras along a cold front will move NE away from the waters
tonight. A high pressure ridge will move E across the area later
tonight into early Sun night. Developing low pressure will move
off the central Mid-Atlantic coast late Sun into Sun night, then
track NE across waters Mon while moving a cold front through the
area. The front will stall over the S waters Mon night, then
return N over the central and N waters as a warm front Tue and
Tue night. Another high pressure ridge will build SE across the
waters Mon night through Tue night, then pass E of the area Wed
and Wed night. Another low will develop near the Carolina coast
along the warm front Wed, move NE Wed night, and N of the waters
Thu. An associated cold front will push S through the waters Thu
and Thu night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

South of 31N

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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