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FZNT23 KWNM 100418
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1118 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM
THE W TONIGHT 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. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE SW PORTION LATE SUN
NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NE ACROSS THE WATERS MON WHILE A DEVELOPING
LOW FORMS ON THE FRONT OVER THE GULF OF MAINE. THE INTENSIFYING
LOW PRES CENTER WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE E AND NE MON NIGHT
WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE ACROSS THE WATERS. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE COAST TUE...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE
AREA TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION
WED AND WED NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...THEN S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT...
BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...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 TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.



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