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FZNT23 KWNM 210321
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1021 PM EST FRI JAN 20 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND
PASS E OF THE WATERS SAT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE
WATERS SAT NIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT
TO THE NE MON. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SUN NIGHT
AND MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE WATERS MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED
LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE WED...THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS WED NIGHT WHILE THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
NW.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...THEN SW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT
EARLY...THEN BUILDING TO 14 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN W TO NW. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



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