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FZNT23 KWNM 050848
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
348 AM EST MON DEC 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE AREA WILL MOVE E OF THE
WATERS TODAY WHILE WEAKENING. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL PASS S OF THE
WATERS LATE TODAY INTO TUE. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY
BUILD OFFSHORE TUE INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW TRACKS NE
TO OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS
WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
THU. LOW PRES WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA THU NIGHT PULLING THE COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE REGION LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT EARLY...THEN...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW EARLY...
THEN...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.


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