Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR TEST WINTER HARBOR SAR...COAST GUARD STA SWH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
103 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1400 EST ON DECEMBER 07.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AT 207-492-0166

.DISCUSSION...
RELATIVELY QUIET WEATHER THROUGH THURSDAY. LIGHT WINDS FROM THE EAST TURNING
TO THE WEST 5 TO 10 MPH THURSDAY. A BIT OF LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW AROUND, BUT
NOTHING SIGNIFICANT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

WEATHER COVERAGE ABBREVIATIONS... SCH=SLIGHT CHANCE, ISO=ISOLATED,
CHC=CHANCE, SCT=SCATTERED, LKY=LIKELY, NUM=NUMEROUS,
DEF=DEFINITE, WID=WIDESPREAD, OCL=OCCASIONAL, PDS=PERIODS,
ARS=AREAS, PTY=PATCHY

WEATHER TYPE ABBREVIATIONS... DYT=DRY THUNDERSTORMS, TSM=THUNDERSTORMS,
SN=SNOW, RN=RAIN, SW=SNOW SHOWERS, RW=RAIN SHOWERS,
DZL=DRIZZLE, FZR=FREEZING RAIN, FZD=FREEZING DRIZZLE, SLT=SLEET,
FZF=FREEZING FOG, IFG=ICE FOG, HAZ=HAZE, BSN=BLOWING SNOW,
SMK=SMOKE, FST=FROST, FZS=FREEZING SPRAY, RS=RAIN/SNOW,
DZF=DRIZZLE/FOG, SNF=SNOW/FOG, RNF=RAIN/FOG,
ZRS=FREEZING RAIN/SNOW

OTHER ABBREVIATIONS... NA=NOT AVAILABLE, M=MISSING

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HEAT INDEX......N/A.
SURFACE WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH
                    LATE.
WAVE HEIGHT.........1 FOOT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....50 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01 INCHES.
CEILING (FT)........2500.
VISIBILITY (SM).....7.
SUNSET..............353 PM.

TIME (EST)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........87  84  82  82
WEATHER COV.....CHC SCH SCH ISO
WEATHER TYPE....SN  SN  RW  RW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............33  34  35  36
HEAT INDEX (F)..NA  NA  NA  NA
SURFACE WND DIR.E   E   SE  SE
SURFACE WND SPD.4   4   5   6
SURFACE WND GST.5   5   5   10
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)1   1   1   1
SST (F).........50  50  50  50
CEILING (KFT)...3.0 3.0 3.0 2.5
VISIBILITY (SM).7   7   7   7

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HEAT INDEX......N/A.
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
WAVE HEIGHT.........1 FOOT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....50 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01 INCHES.
CEILING (FT)........1000...INCREASING TO 8000.
VISIBILITY (SM).....7.
SUNRISE.............654 AM.

TIME (EST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........82  82  79  77  74  75  75  75  71  67  63  67
WEATHER COV.....ISO ISO                         SCH SCH SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE....RW  RW                          RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............36  37  37  37  37  37  37  36  35  35  35  35
HEAT INDEX (F)..NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA  NA
SURFACE WND DIR.S   S   SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
SURFACE WND SPD.7   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   8   7   6   6
SURFACE WND GST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
SST (F).........50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50
CEILING (KFT)...1.5 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 4.5 4.5 8.0 9.0
VISIBILITY (SM).7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS LATE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HEAT INDEX......N/A.
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5
                    TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVE HEIGHT.........1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 FEET LATE.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....50 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01 INCHES.
CEILING (FT)........7000.
VISIBILITY (SM).....7.
SUNSET..............353 PM.

TIME (EST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........71        73        80        85
WEATHER COV.....S CHC     S CHC     S CHC     CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RNSN      RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............37        37        39        39
HEAT INDEX (F)..NA        NA        NA        NA
SURFACE WIND....W 6G10    W 6G10    W 6G10    W 7G15
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)1         1         1         1
SST (F).........50        50        50        50
CEILING (KFT)...9.0       9.0       7.0       7.0
VISIBILITY (SM).7         7         7         7

$$
FORECASTER...FOISY
REQUESTED BY...BM1 MILLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 1604019.0/CAR
.EMAIL MICHAEL.A.MILLER@USCG.MIL


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