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FZNT23 KWNM 072141
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
441 PM EST WED DEC 7 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE EXTENDING INTO THE NRN WATERS WILL
WEAKEN TONIGHT. A STRONG LOW PRES CENTER 210 NM SE OF GEORGES
BANK WILL TRACK E TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI
THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REACH THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM
FRONT LIFTS NE INTO THE WATERS. THE WARM FRONT WILL PASS NE OF
THE WATERS MON FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT MOVING OFFSHORE BY LATE
MON. THE COLD FRONT WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY...THEN...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.



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