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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
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

ANZ100-210145-
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... 
High pressure east of the waters will produce southwesterly flow
today. A warm front will approach from the south today and lift 
north of the waters Wednesday. A cold front will cross the waters 
Wednesday evening and stall south of the waters Thursday. High 
pressure crrosses the waters on Friday, followed by weak low pressure
Friday night. High pressure builds north of the waters Saturday.

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ANZ154-210145-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to
5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain this
morning. Areas of fog. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter nm,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then around
2 ft after midnight. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

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ANZ152-210145-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely, mainly
this morning. Areas of fog. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter
nm, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW
10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft,
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

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ANZ150-210145-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely, mainly
this morning. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog in the
evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

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ANZ153-210145-
Casco Bay-
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain,
mainly this morning. Areas of dense fog this morning, then areas of
fog this afternoon. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter nm,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the evening with vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot or less. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.  

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ANZ151-210145-
Penobscot Bay-
643 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE this afternoon. Seas 1 to
2 ft. Rain likely, mainly this morning. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft. A chance of rain in the evening. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in the morning, then
1 foot or less. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less. 
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less.  

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