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FZNT23 KWNM 240859
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
359 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE
NORTHERN PORTION EARLY TODAY...AND THEN RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT
THIS AFTERNOON. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT
NIGHT AS A LOW PRES AREA PASSES N OVER GEORGES BANK. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS
THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION
FROM THE NW MON...AND PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER RIDGE WILL SLIDE E THROUGH THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO
TUE...BEFORE A WARM FRONT LIFTS NE INTO THE WATERS LATE TUE AND
TUE NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW EARLY...THEN BECOMING
S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS, FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.


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