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FZNT23 KWNM 230323
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1023 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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 HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE N
TONIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE NE MON. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE S TONIGHT AND MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE WATERS MON
NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT WHILE PULLING A TRAILING COLD
FRONT E ACROSS THE REGION. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS
QUICKLY E ACROSS THE WATERS WED. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE
COAST WED NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS
THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN PASS SE ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 27 FT.
RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
21 TO 29 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 9
TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 26 FT. RAIN AND SCATTERED TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
18 TO 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN AND FOG EARLY WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 45 TO 55 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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