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FZNT23 KWNM 181512
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1012 AM EST WED JAN 18 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 DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE QUICKLY ALONG A STATIONARY
FRONT JUST S OF LONG ISLAND AND TRACK SE THIS MORNING AND MOVE SE
OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THU WHILE INTENSIFYING. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE COAST THU AFTERNOON AND THU
NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE FRI...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS WELL S OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N
SAT INTO SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ALONG THE MID ATLC
COAST AND APPROACH THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE WITH 2 NM VSBY.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.


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