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FZNT23 KWNM 130947
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
447 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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...LOW PRES WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA THIS MORNING WHILE
MOVING RAPIDLY NE AND INTENSFYING INTO TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES
AND A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY THEN PASS E
OF THE AREA TONIGHT AND SUN AS STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS W OF THE
AREA. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE SUN NIGHT AND PASS E
OF THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE SW LATE MON NIGHT AND TUE...THEN PASS INLAND W THEN NW
OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT
OFFSHORE. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS WED AND MOVE INTO
THE AREA WED NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS E INTO THE REGION.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...STORM WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND WIDESPREAD SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 18 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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