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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
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

ANZ100-180130-
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
Another strong cold front will cross the waters late this afternoon.
West southwest winds will sharply increase and shift northwesterly
behind the front. Winds continue to increase in cold air advection
overnight and into Thursday. High pressure will arrive from the west
during the day Thursday and Thursday night with winds and waves 
gradually subsiding.

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ANZ154-180130-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to
15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming W
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft,
subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

$$

ANZ152-180130-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A slight chance of showers this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. 
.THU...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. 
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.  

$$

ANZ150-180130-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt this
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft this afternoon. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. 
.THU...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.  

$$

ANZ153-180130-
Casco Bay-
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft in
the evening, then 1 foot or less. 
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then 2 to 3 ft in
the afternoon. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.  

$$

ANZ151-180130-
Penobscot Bay-
719 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. 
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 foot or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.  

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