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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for NE US waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1031 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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...Weak high pressure over the waters this morning moves
quickly east ahead of a low which will move northeast from off
the North Carolina coast today. The low rapidly intensifies
through tonight as it moves northeast of the area by Saturday
morning. A weak cold front will move south over the northern
waters Saturday, with high pressure to follow for Saturday night
and Sunday. Weak low pressure will move over the area from the
west Sunday night and Monday, with another weak high in place
Monday night. A cold front approaches from the northwest Tuesday
and moves through the waters from late Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday night.

Eastport Maine to Cape Cod

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of
snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

Cape Cod to Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft.
.SUN...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

South of New England

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Chance of
rain and snow with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.