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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
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

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

ANZ100-220515-
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
A trough of low pressure will linger over the region today and
high pressure will build in from the west tonight and Tuesday. 
High pressure will shift east Tuesday night. Low pressure will 
approach from the west on Wednesday...shifting into southern 
Quebec by late in the day. A trailing cold front will push in 
from the west Wednesday night and will stall just off the coast 
by Thursday morning. Low pressure will track northeast along 
this boundary Thursday and into the maritimes by Thursday evening. A 
shallow ridge of high pressure will build in from the west Thursday 
night followed by a cold front Friday.

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ANZ154-220515-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt.
Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered flurries early, then
scattered snow showers. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Moderate freezing
spray. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray after midnight. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Snow showers likely in the morning. Light freezing spray in the
morning. Showers likely. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.  

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ANZ152-220515-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Scattered snow showers. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Moderate freezing spray. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the
afternoon. Snow showers likely in the morning. Light freezing spray
in the morning. Showers likely. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.  

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ANZ150-220515-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Scattered snow showers. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Moderate freezing spray. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. Light freezing spray. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of snow showers in the morning. Light freezing spray in the
morning. A chance of showers. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. Rain likely. 
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.  

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ANZ153-220515-
Casco Bay-
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered flurries. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in
the evening. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon. Moderate freezing spray. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. Light freezing spray after midnight. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Light freezing spray in the morning. Snow showers likely in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

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ANZ151-220515-
Penobscot Bay-
1006 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Scattered flurries. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Moderate freezing spray. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Light freezing
spray. 
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Light freezing spray in the morning. A chance of snow showers. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely. Snow likely after midnight. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain and snow showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.  

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