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FZNT23 KWNM 281505
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1005 AM EST SAT FEB 28 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 HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DRIFT S ACROSS THE WATERS
TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN PASS SE OF THE AREA LATE SUN INTO SUN
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE LATE SUN NIGHT AND RACE SE
ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY 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 STRONG WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT AND
WED...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT MOVING OFFSHORE WED NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SNOW...RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.


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