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FZNT23 KWNM 252106
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
406 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT AS A LOW TRACKS N ALONG THE FRONT. THE STRONG LOW WILL
THEN MOVE OFF THE NE SUN. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE W SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON... THEN MOVE OFFSHORE AND
WEAKEN MON NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE. A WARM
FRONT WILL DEVELOP JUST S OF THE REGION TUE NIGHT AND LIFT NE
ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN
PASS E OF THE AREA THU NIGHT WHILE AN ASSOCIATED LOW INTENSIFIES
NE OF THE AREA.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO
20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.


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