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FZNT23 KWNM 212120
OFFN01

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for NE US waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
420 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

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 cold front will slowly approach from the W and move
SE across the region tonight. The front will stall S of the
waters Thu and Thu night, then lift back N across the waters as a
warm front Fri and Fri night. A weak cold front will move across
the waters late Fri night into Sat, stall just S of the area Sat
night, then lift NE across the waters as a warm front Sun.
Developing low pressure will move NE along the coast and then
into the waters late Sun into Sun night while lifting a warm
front over the region. A cold front will move E across the waters
Sun night into Mon. A secondary cold front will pass E over the
area Mon night while high pressure builds NE toward the coast.

Eastport Maine to Cape Cod

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less early in the evening.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

Cape Cod to Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank

.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of
fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

South of New England

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of
fog and chance of showers with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Chance of rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.



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