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FZNT23 KWNM 040850
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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 APPROACH FROM THE W EARLY
TODAY...AND PUSH SE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W AND NW TONIGHT INTO FRI...THEN PASS
E THROUGH THE SRN WATERS LATE FRI INTO FRI NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER
COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW SAT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE
ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES PASSES JUST N OF THE
AREA. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE SE THROUGH THE REGION SUN.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES WILL BUILD TO THE SW AND S OF THE REGION SUN
INTO SUN NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY...CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY AND CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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