Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Gray ME
321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

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

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321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
A low pressure center crosses to the north of the waters tonight
with a cold front sweeping across by late tonight. Westerly winds
will increase to gale force over the outer waters in the wake of this
front, persisting through Thursday with seas building to 6-9 ft
during the morning. High pressure crests the Gulf of Maine Friday
into Saturday, then another wave of low pressure approaches from the
west this weekend.

$$

ANZ154-251030-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late this
evening and overnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building
to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. A slight chance of showers early this
evening, then a chance of showers late this evening.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight. Vsby
1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby
1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt late this evening and overnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. A slight
chance of showers early this evening, then a chance of showers late
this evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain in the afternoon with
vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely in the
evening, then scattered showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby
1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers in the evening, then
scattered snow showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing
to 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt late this evening and
overnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. A
slight chance of showers early this evening, then a chance of
showers late this evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Rain likely in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the
evening.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Scattered showers in the evening, then
scattered snow showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

$$

ANZ153-251030-
Casco Bay-
321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt late this
evening and overnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance
of showers this evening.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening.
Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then 1 to
2 ft after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the afternoon with vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the evening,
then scattered showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the
evening.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby
1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers
in the evening, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.

$$

ANZ151-251030-
Penobscot Bay-
321 PM EST Wed Feb 24 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt late this
evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers early
this evening, then showers likely late this evening. A slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with a few gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the afternoon
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W
5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers in the evening, then
scattered snow showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

$$


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