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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
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

ANZ100-180745-
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
Southerly winds will strengthen ahead of a strong cold front which
will move through the waters tonight. High pressure will begin to
build into the region from the west on Wednesday...remaining over the
northeast on Thursday and Friday. This high will push east into the 
Canadian maritimes this weekend with low pressure approaching the 
region from the west. 

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ANZ154-180745-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 278 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms. Areas of dense fog. Some tstms may
produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby variable to less
than one quarter NM. 
.TONIGHT...S winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms. Areas of dense
fog. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby variable to less
than one quarter NM. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds up to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ152-180745-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms. Areas of dense fog. Some tstms may
produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby variable to less
than one quarter NM. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms.
Areas of dense fog. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby
variable to less than one quarter NM. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds up to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ150-180745-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. Areas of dense fog. Some
tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby variable to
less than one quarter NM. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with tstms in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight. Areas of dense fog. Some
tstms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Vsby variable to
less than one quarter NM. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds up to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ153-180745-
Casco Bay-
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and
tstms. Some tstms may produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
tstms likely after midnight. Areas of dense fog. Some tstms may
produce heavy rainfall. Vsby variable to less than one quarter NM. 
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 to 2 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds up to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ151-180745-
Penobscot Bay-
136 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Showers and
tstms. Areas of dense fog. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and
heavy rainfall. Vsby variable to less than one quarter NM. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Showers. Areas of
dense fog. Vsby variable to less than one quarter NM.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening, then
1 foot or less. 
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.FRI...W winds up to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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