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FZNT23 KWNM 220333
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1033 PM EST SAT JAN 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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH S INTO THE WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO THE
NE MON. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE S SUN NIGHT INTO
MON...THEN LIFT N INTO THE WATERS LATER MON AND MON NIGHT. AN
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL TRACK NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
MON NIGHT 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.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO
19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. RAIN WITH FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.



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