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FZNT25 KWNM 240837
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
437 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 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...High pressure over the far NE waters will shift E of
the area today. Low pressure will approach the southern and
central waters from the W today while pulling a strong cold front
over the area, then move NE along the coast tonight into Thu as
the front continues E through the waters. A low pressure trough
will move E across the region Wed night and Thu. A high pressure
ridge will build E and NE over the area Thu night into Fri, then
shift NE of the region late Fri. Weak low pressure will approach
the area from the W Fri, and move NE across the northern waters
Fri night while pulling a weak cold front over the region. The
low will pass N of the area Sat as the front continues slowly E
over the waters. Another weak cold front will move SE over the
northern waters Sat night as high pressure builds W of the area.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S to SE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. Rain.
Scattered TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



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