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FZNT23 KWNM 221534
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1034 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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 NE ACROSS THE AREA
TODAY. WEAK LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE SW TONIGHT AND DRIFT
NE NEAR THE NEW JERSEY COAST TUE THEN DISSIPATE TUE NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE AREA THU. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL
BUILD NE TOWARD THE REGION LATE THU AND THU NIGHT...AND PASS E
OVER THE WATERS FRI. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT E OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT
AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE COAST.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.