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FZNT23 KWNM 060218
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1018 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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 STRONG LOW PRES CENTER NEAR 40N68W WILL PASS NE
ACROSS THE SE WATERS EARLY TONIGHT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE
LATER TONIGHT INTO FRI WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER WEAKER LOW WILL
DEVELOP SW OF THE AREA OFF THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...DRIFT NW
TOWARDS THE DELMARVA PENINSULA FRI...THEN MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN
FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. THE LOW WILL PUSH A WEAKENING OCCLUDED FRONT
INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS E
OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW STRENGTHENS NE OF
THE AREA. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE MON...THEN
SHIFT SE OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
THEN PUSH S INTO THE WATERS TUE NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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