Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

ANZ100-131730-
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRES WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST SAT THROUGH SAT NIGHT
LEAVING A STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW IN ITS WAKE. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN
FROM THE WEST SUN AND WILL CREST OVER THE REGION SUN NIGHT. HIGH
PRES WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE EARLY MON AS A WARM FRONT APPROACHES FROM
THE SOUTHWEST. WARM FRONT WILL LIFT INTO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND MON
NIGHT AND WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE REGION ON TUE AS LOW PRES MOVES UP
THE EAST COAST. LOW PRES WILL MOVE NORTH THROUGH WESTERN NEW ENGLAND
TUE NIGHT AND INTO EASTERN QUEBEC BY WED MORNING. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE WEST WED NIGHT AND THU.

$$

ANZ154-131730-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND
2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE
QUARTER NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 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 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

ANZ152-131730-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE THIS EVENING... THEN SNOW LIKELY. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO
20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 5 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
IN THE MORNING. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY
VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.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.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ150-131730-
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE THIS EVENING...
THEN SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 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
5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY
VARIABLE TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING... THEN 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

ANZ153-131730-
CASCO BAY-
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY. VSBY VARIABLE TO
LESS THAN ONE QUARTER NM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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 SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

ANZ151-131730-
PENOBSCOT BAY-
1017 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

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

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