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FZNT23 KWNM 171526
OFFN01

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for NE US waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1026 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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 cold front over the S waters this morning will pass
S of the area later today. A high pressure ridge will build
offshore this evening, then pass E over the waters tonight into
Mon. A weak low will pass E across the Gulf of Maine late Mon and
Mon night. Another cold front will approach from the NW Tue, then
pass SE across the area Tue night, followed by a low pressure
trough on Wed. Another ridge will build offshore Wed night, then
move E over the waters Thu and Thu night.

Eastport Maine to Cape Cod

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft. Chance of rain and
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Cape Cod to Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.MON...Variable winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.THU...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.

South of New England

.TODAY...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.



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