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FZNT23 KWNM 060840
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
340 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OFFSHORE TODAY
INTO WED NIGHT...WHILE A LOW PRES TRACKS NE OFF THE MID ATLC
COAST TONIGHT AND THEN DRIFTS E AND WEAKENS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W THU. LOW PRES WILL
PASS JUST S OF THE AREA THU NIGHT AND WILL PULL THE COLD FRONT
ACROSS THE REGION LATE THU NIGHT AND FRI. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS A SERIES
OF LOW PRES TROUGHS PASSES SE OVER THE AREA.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.


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