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FZNT23 KWNM 230235
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1035 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW TONIGHT
AND THU...MOVE OFFSHORE THU NIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE WATERS
FRI. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS LATE FRI AND
FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE ACROSS THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT AND SAT...THEN STALL JUST S OF THE AREA SAT NIGHT INTO SUN
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N OVER THE WATERS MON AND MON NIGHT AS
A WARM FRONT. LOW PRES WILL FORM ALONG THE FRONT MON AND MON
NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT
THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA MON.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. MODERATE
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.



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