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FZNT23 KWNM 122047
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
347 PM EST FRI FEB 12 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...LOW PRES WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND SAT
MORNING WHILE INTENSIFYING. THE LOW WILL ACCELERATE NE SAT NIGHT
AND SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS ACROSS THE WATERS SAT THEN MOVE E
OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT AND SUN AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS W OF THE
AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E
OF THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL
APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS JUST W
THEN NW OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE. A TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA WED WITH HIGH PRES
BUILDING INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 27 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.


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