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FZNT23 KWNM 051529
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1129 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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 LOW PRES CENTER WILL INTENSIFY AND APPROACH FROM
THE S TODAY...PASS NE ACROSS THE ERN WATERS EARLY TONIGHT...THEN
MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATER TONIGHT INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING.
ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP SW OF THE AREA OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE DELMARVA PENINSULA
FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE
SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW
STRENGTHENS NE OF THE AREA. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE MON AND THEN SHIFT E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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