FZNT25 KWNM 181618
OFFN03

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for southeast U.S. waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1118 AM EST Mon Feb 18 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...Developing low pressure centered about 300 nm E of
Cape May will move off to the NE today while pulling a cold
front through the area. The front will pass just S of the
southern waters tonight before becoming stationary. A high
pressure ridge will build SE across the waters tonight through
Tue night, then pass E of the area Wed and Wed night. Another low
will develop near the Georgia coast Wed, move NE near the coast
Wed night, and pass N of the waters Thu while lifting a warm
front N across the waters. An associated cold front will move S
through the waters Thu through Fri before stalling over the far S
waters Fri night. High pressure will build across the N and
central waters Fri into Fri night.

Murrells Inlet to 31N

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance
of rain.
.WED...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

South of 31N

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance
of rain.
.WED...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.