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FZNT23 KWNM 301429
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1029 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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 RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER SE OF NOVA
SCOTIA WILL PASS SLOWLY E OF THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE
PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TODAY...THEN DRIFT E ACROSS
THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL
MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT...THEN TRACK E NEAR THE FAR
S WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL APPROACH FROM
THE NW SUN...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST SUN NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
MON...THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH 5 NM VSBY.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.


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