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FZNT23 KWNM 271501
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PERSIST JUST N OF THE
AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...DRIFT S ACROSS THE WATERS SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...THEN SHIFT SE OF THE AREA SUN INTO SUN NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT AND PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS MON. ASSOCIATED LOW PRES ON THE FRONT WILL INTENSIFY NE OF
THE WATERS LATE MON INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE W MON NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE TUE...THEN PASS E
OF THE AREA TUE NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL THEN LIFT NE INTO THE
WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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