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FZNT23 KWNM 260309
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1009 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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 STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING S FROM NEW ENGLAND TO
NEAR LONG ISLAND WILL PUSH E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. LOW PRES
NEAR 40N 68W OR ABOUT 150 NM SE OF CAPE COD EARLY TONIGHT...WILL
CROSS GEORGES BANK AHEAD OF THE FRONT AND REACH NOVA SCOTIA BY
EARLY SUN. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE MON
NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP
JUST S OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT AND LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS WED
INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
W WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA THU
NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW INTENSIFIES NE OF THE AREA.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO
20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.


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