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FZNT23 KWNM 050912
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
512 AM EDT THU MAY 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 LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
TODAY...PASS NE ACROSS THE ERN WATERS EARLY TONIGHT...THEN MOVE
OFF TO THE NE LATER TONIGHT INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER
WEAKER LOW WILL DEVELOP SW OF THE AREA OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT...DRIFT NW TOWARDS THE DELMARVA PENINSULA FRI...THEN MOVE
INLAND AND WEAKEN FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN... THEN PASS E OF THE
WATERS SUN NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW STRENGTHENS NE OF THE
AREA. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE MON AND THEN
SHIFT E OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 40 TO 50 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT EARLY. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED TSTMS
EARLY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...WINDS SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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