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FZNT23 KWNM 311605
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for NE US waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1205 PM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

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...Low pressure located about 300 nm SE of Georges Bank
this morning will slowly track E away from the region today. High
pressure will briefly build S over the waters tonight. Another
low will move E and NE off of the South Carolina coast tonight,
and move slowly NE Wed and Wed night while intensifying. The low
will be centered SE of the waters Thu, and SE of Nova Scotia Thu
night. Mariners should keep abreast of the latest forecasts with
this system in consideration of avoidance plans. A high pressure
ridge will weaken as it slowly approaches from the W Fri and Fri
night and then will move E over the area Sat and Sat night.

Eastport Maine to Cape Cod

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 23 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 18 to 25 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

Cape Cod to Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...NE winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft. Chance of
rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.THU...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 19 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 17 to 25 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 20 to 29 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 19 to 28 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 17 to 25 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

South of New England

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Chance of
rain.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.FRI...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 24 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.



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