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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for NE US waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
410 AM EST Wed Feb 21 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...A stationary front near the Maine coast this morning
will lift N as a warm front early today. A cold front will slowly
approach from the W today, then move across the region tonight.
The front will stall S of the waters Thu and Thu night, then lift
back N across the waters as a warm front Fri and Fri night. A
weak cold front will move across the waters late Fri night into
Sat, stall just S of the area Sat night, then lift NE across the
waters as a warm front Sun. Developing low pressure will move NE
along the coast and then into the waters late Sun and Sun night
while moving a warm front over the region and then pulling a cold
front across the area.

Eastport Maine to Cape Cod

.TODAY...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Areas of fog
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

Cape Cod to Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of rain
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

South of New England

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain
and areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance
of rain.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.



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