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FZNT23 KWNM 261411
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
911 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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...A STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER OVER THE GULF OF SAINT
LAWRENCE WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NE TODAY. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W LATE TODAY...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW MON...THEN
MOVE OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN MON NIGHT. ANOTHER WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD OFFSHORE LATE MON NIGHT...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA TUE.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W WED NIGHT...MOVE
OFFSHORE THU...THEN PASS E OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT WHILE AN
ASSOCIATED LOW INTENSIFIES NE OF THE AREA.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO
19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.