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FZNT23 KWNM 091551
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1051 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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 WILL APPROACH FROM THE S
TODAY...PASS JUST SE OF GEORGES BANK THIS EVENING... THEN MOVE
OFF TO THE NE TONIGHT. A WEAKER LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID
ATLC COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN TRACK E NEAR THE SRN WATERS WED.
ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT...PASS E ACROSS
THE FAR NRN WATERS THU...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E THU NIGHT. A
WEAKENING HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI. YET ANOTHER LOW
WILL MOVE OFFSHORE FRI NIGHT...INTENSIFY AND PASS E OF THE WATERS
SAT...THEN CONTINUE OFF TO THE NE SAT NIGHT WHILE STRONG HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.



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