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FZNT23 KWNM 182137
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
437 PM EST WED JAN 18 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES SE OF GEORGES BANK THIS EVENING
WILL MOVE E TONIGHT AND THU THEN MOVE NE THU NIGHT WHILE
INTENSIFYING. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE COAST
THU AFTERNOON AND THU NIGHT...MOVE OFFSHORE FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
LOW PRES WILL PASS WELL S OF THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.
WEAK HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD IN FROM THE N SAT AND SAT
NIGHT...THEN STRENGTHEN SUN INTO SUN NIGHT...AND MOVING NE MON
AND MON NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ALONG THE MID ATLC COAST
AND APPROACH THE WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
MON AND MON NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST MON AND MON NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT.



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