Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Gray ME
259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

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

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259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
Low pressure emerges off the Mid Atlantic coast and tracks near Cape
Cod Sunday into Sunday night with an easterly wind developing over
the Gulf of Maine, shifting to the north on Monday. Winds increase
Monday night as an Arctic cold front drops in from the northwest.
Northwesterly flow will continue through Tuesday and into Wednesday
before the next system arrives at the end of the week.

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ANZ154-162200-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of
rain this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft
after midnight. Rain and snow.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming NW 10 to
15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Rain
and snow in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ152-162200-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Rain likely with a
chance of snow in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Rain and snow in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of snow
showers.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ150-162200-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain and
snow in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Rain and snow in the morning, then
showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of snow
showers.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Light freezing spray in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.

$$

ANZ153-162200-
Casco Bay-
259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft, building to 2 to 3 ft this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain in the evening, then snow
after midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow in the morning, then a
chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow showers in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray
in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the evening, then
1 foot or less. Light freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.


$$

ANZ151-162200-
Penobscot Bay-
259 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of snow and rain in the evening, then snow with rain
likely after midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Snow in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow
showers.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.

$$


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