Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM

ANZ100-132230-
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM...
AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AS AN INVERTED
TROUGH OF LOW PRES BRINGS OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW TO MIDCOAST
MAINE. THE TROUGH WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT
AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST THRU SUN BEFORE CRESTING OVER
THE AREA SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE ON MON AS A WARM
FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. LOW PRES MOVING UP THE EAST
COAST WILL PUSH THE WARM FRONT NORTH OF THE REGION ON TUE. LOW
PRES WILL LIFT NORTH INTO CANADA TUE NIGHT AND A TRAILING COLD
FRONT WILL SWING THROUGH THE REGION. A BROAD AREA OF WEAK LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP OFF THE COAST WED AND WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE
MARITIMES WED NIGHT.

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ANZ154-132230-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE
QUARTER NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM...
INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...BECOMING
W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS... THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ152-132230-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... INCREASING
TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SNOW LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM...INCREASING TO
1 TO 3 NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ150-132230-
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING N
20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SNOW LIKELY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN
ONE QUARTER NM.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE MORNING...THEN MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY
VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM... INCREASING TO 1 TO 3 NM IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN
THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

$$

ANZ153-132230-
CASCO BAY-
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. MODERATE FREEZING
SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND
2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW LIKELY. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN OR SNOW. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY OR A
CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

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ANZ151-132230-
PENOBSCOT BAY-
319 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. A FEW GUSTS UP TO 33 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SNOW
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY 1 TO 3
NM.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING... THEN MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

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