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FZNT23 KWNM 270418
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1118 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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 PRES E OF THE WATERS WILL MOVE QUICKLY
OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE OFFSHORE WILL
PERSIST JUST N OF THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...DRIFT S
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE AREA
SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN
NIGHT AND MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS MON. ASSOCIATED LOW PRES ON
THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY E OF THE WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE TUE...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT
WILL THEN LIFT NE INTO THE FAR SW WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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