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FZNT23 KWNM 142128
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
428 PM EST SUN FEB 14 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...STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E AND MOVE OFFSHORE
TONIGHT...THEN 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 NEW ENGLAND COAST TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD
FRONT THROUGH THE WATERS. WEAK LOW PRES WILL MOVE E AND PASS JUST
S OF THE AREA WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP
SE OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E
INTO THE REGION. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
COAST LATE FRI NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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