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FZNT23 KWNM 090256
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
956 PM EST THU DEC 8 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 STRONG COLD FRONT JUST OFFSHORE WILL QUICKLY PASS
SE OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY
BUILD IN FROM THE W FRI THROUGH SAT WHILE A SERIES OF LOW PRES
TROUGHS PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS. THE HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL REACH
THE COAST SAT NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE SUN...THEN PASS NE OF THE
AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE S. THE
FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE FAR SRN WATERS MON INTO MON NIGHT
WHILE A DEVELOPING LOW PASSES E ALONG THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL
THEN SHIFT S OF THE AREA AS A COLD FRONT TUE...FOLLOWED BY A HIGH
PRES RIDGE BUILDING OFFSHORE LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO E 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8
FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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