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FZNT23 KWNM 300911
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
511 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

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 APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE
W EARLY TODAY...THEN PASS E OVER THE AREA LATER TODAY INTO
TONIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE SE OVER THE WATERS EARLY
TUE. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE FROM THE LOWER GREAT LAKES TO
JUST S OF LONG ISLAND LATER TUE...AND THEN TRACK E ALONG 40N TUE
NIGHT INTO EARLY WED AS IT CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD E INTO THE REGION LATER WED INTO THU. A WARM FRONT WILL
LIFT NE INTO THE WATERS THU NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE W FRI...AND THEN REACH THE COAST FRI
NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT EARLY.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.



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