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FZNT23 KWNM 101517
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1017 AM EST WED FEB 10 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...A DEVELOPING LOW S OF THE AREA WILL PASS JUST SE OF
GEORGES BANK THIS AFTERNOON. ANOTHER LOW WILL PASS SE ACROSS THE
FAR NRN WATERS TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E THU INTO THU
NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI. YET ANOTHER
LOW WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI NIGHT...PASS E OF THE WATERS AND
INTENSIFY SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT INTO SUN WHILE
STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
THEN MOVE TO THE COAST SUN NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



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