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FZNT23 KWNM 210855
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY AND
TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT WHILE A
WEAK WARM FRONT LIFTS NE ACROSS NEW ENGLAND. A WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW THU...MOVE INTO THE WATERS THU
NIGHT...STALL ACROSS THE AREA FRI...THEN RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT
FRI NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W
SAT...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE SAT NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
9 TO 15 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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