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FZNT23 KWNM 071524
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1024 AM EST WED DEC 7 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 EXTENDING INTO THE NRN WATERS WILL
PERSIST TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE GRADUALLY WEAKENING. A STRONG
LOW PRES CENTER 180 NM S OF GEORGES BANK WILL TRACK E TODAY INTO
TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
THU...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT. 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 E OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT WHILE A WARM FRONT LIFTS
NE INTO THE WATERS.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 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 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.



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