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FZNT23 KWNM 061628
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1128 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY
INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE LOW PRES TRACKS NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU. LOW PRES WILL
PASS N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT E
ACROSS THE REGION. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE
WATERS FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS
PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH 4 NM VSBY.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE WITH 5 NM VSBY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



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