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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Gray - Portland, ME (GYX)

                            
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Gray ME
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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

ANZ100-211530-
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
High pressure over the region will slowly retreat into the maritimes
through tonight. An increasing south to southwest flow will develop 
in advance of an approaching strong cold front. The front will pass 
across the waters late Friday night with north to northwest winds 
behind the front. High pressure builds across the waters over the 
weekend allowing winds to diminish and become light.

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ANZ154-211530-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Patchy drizzle in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers after midnight. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds up to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

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ANZ152-211530-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Patchy drizzle in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms after midnight. Some tstms may produce gusty winds
after midnight. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to
15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds up to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ150-211530-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Patchy drizzle in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms after midnight. Some tstms may produce gusty winds
after midnight. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 10 to
15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around
2 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ153-211530-
Casco Bay-
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy drizzle in the
morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after
midnight. Some tstms may produce gusty winds after midnight. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in
the morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening,
then 1 foot or less. 
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft. 
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ151-211530-
Penobscot Bay-
927 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft in the
afternoon. Patchy drizzle in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning
with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
40 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of tstms after midnight.
Some tstms may produce gusty winds after midnight. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the
morning. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.SUN...N winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 foot or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$