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FZNT23 KWNM 062130
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
430 PM EST TUE DEC 6 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 WILL SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE TONIGHT
INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE LOW PRES TRACKS NE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST
TONIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU. LOW PRES WILL
PASS N OF THE AREA THU NIGHT WHILE PULLING THE COLD FRONT E
ACROSS THE REGION. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE
WATERS FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS
PASSES SE OVER THE AREA. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS
THE WATERS SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE EARLY...THEN...
BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.



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