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FZNT23 KWNM 132132
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
432 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...LOW PRES OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MAINE WILL SLOWLY
MOVE E WHILE STRENGTHENING AND PULLING A COLD FRONT OVER THE
WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE AREA
TONIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL 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 PASS S OF THE 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...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.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 13 TO 22 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.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 12 TO 21 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.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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