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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
339 PM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south of New

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
339 PM EST Fri Dec 13 2019


.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E to SE 20 to
30 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming S. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
Rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming SW. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
Areas of fog early. Chance of rain. Vsby 1 NM or less early.
.SUN...W winds 35 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.MON...W winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming variable 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 12 ft.


National Weather Service Gray ME
311 PM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
Penobscot Bay-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out
25 NM-Casco Bay-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
311 PM EST Fri Dec 13 2019


* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and
  seas 10 to 15 feet expected.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Merrimack River, MA to Stonington,
  ME out to 25 NM, including Casco and Penobscot Bays.

* WHEN...From 7 AM Saturday to 6 AM EST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.


Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.



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