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FZNT23 KWNM 250856
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
356 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS
TODAY AS STRONG LOW PRES MOVES FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO QUEBEC.
A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD NE OVER THE REGION FRI AND
SAT...THEN PASS S OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE WATERS SUN...THEN CROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL AGAIN BUILD E OVER THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS...ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
EARLY.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND TSTMS ENDING LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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