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FZNT23 KWNM 221443
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
943 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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 COLD FRONT PUSHING S ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
WILL PASS S OF THE AREA TODAY. A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE N TODAY AND TONIGHT... THEN SHIFT TO THE NE
MON. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S TONIGHT AND MON...THEN
LIFT N INTO THE WATERS MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG LOW PRES
CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE
PULLING A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A WEAK HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL PASS QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE COAST WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN
PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.


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