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FZNT23 KWNM 300314
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1114 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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 RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER S OF NOVA
SCOTIA WILL PASS SLOWLY E OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO THU NIGHT
WHILE PULLING A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS SE ACROSS THE WATERS.
A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W TONIGHT AND THU...THEN
DRIFT E ACROSS THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. ANOTHER
DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLC COAST FRI NIGHT...THEN
TRACK E NEAR THE S WATERS SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN...THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST
MON...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
3 NM VSBY.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...E TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NE. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.



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