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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for NE US waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1100 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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...Intensifying low pressure will track E and NE from
the Great Lakes today, pass over Maine tonight, and New Brunswick
Wed. A strong cold front associated with the low will move E over
the waters late today and tonight, followed by a secondary cold
front moving SE over the area Wed into Wed night. Low pressure
will develop SE of Georges Bank early Thu and quickly track NE
later Thu while strengthening. A strong high pressure ridge will
build E toward the coast Thu night, move into the waters Fri,
then continue to move E across the region Fri night before
shifting SE of the area Sat and Sat night.

Eastport Maine to Cape Cod

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 12 ft. Rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to W 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 15 ft. Rain and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

Cape Cod to Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft, building to 9 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, diminishing to W to NW 20
to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

South of New England

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 11 to
15 ft. Rain and areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to W 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 12 to 19 ft. Areas of dense fog with VSBY 1 nm or less
early.
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.



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