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FZNT23 KWNM 140258
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
958 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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 TROUGH WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT.
STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE AREA TONIGHT AND
SUN...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON
INTO MON NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE MID ATLC
COAST TUE...THEN PASS W AND NW OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT
WHILE DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE. ANOTHER DEVELOPING
LOW WILL MOVE NE AND PASS NEAR THE SRN WATERS WED INTO WED
NIGHT...AND THEN WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE AREA THU AND THU NIGHT
AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE REGION.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND WIDESPREAD SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WITH POCKETS OF SNOW AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WITH POCKETS OF SNOW AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.


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