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FZNT23 KWNM 121546
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1046 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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 WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY. LOW
PRES WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT...PASS E OF THE WATERS WHILE
INTENSIFYING SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W. A HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E OF THE AREA MON INTO MON
NIGHT. A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW LATE
MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS JUST W THEN NW OF THE AREA TUE
NIGHT WHILE PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT OFFSHORE.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.


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