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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
1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

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1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... 
A warm front lifts north across the Gulf of Maine and into the Maine
coastline today. Low pressure will track east along it with a strong
southerly flow ahead of it. As the low crosses the region it will
drag a cold front from west to east across the Gulf of Maine Tuesday
evening. High pressure gradually builds in from the west behind it
through the rest of the week.

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Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
increasing to 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft,
building to 6 to 9 ft. Rain with isolated tstms. Areas of fog early.
Widespread dense fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less
than one quarter nm. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to
30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog in the
evening. 
.WED...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Light freezing spray after midnight. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Light freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
increasing to 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, 
building to 8 to 11 ft. Rain early, then rain with isolated tstms. 
Widespread fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less than 
one quarter nm. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, diminishing 
to 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 
ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. Showers likely in the 
evening. Patchy fog in the evening. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 7 ft
in the afternoon. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Light freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
2 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 
6 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft. Rain early, then rain with isolated 
tstms. Widespread fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less
than one quarter nm. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming SW 
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft, 
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Showers likely in the evening.
Patchy fog in the evening. 
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Light freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Moderate freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Light freezing spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ153-240645-
Casco Bay-
1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft. Freezing
rain early, then rain with isolated tstms. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less than one quarter nm. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog in the evening.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. Light freezing spray. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft
in the morning, then 1 foot or less. Light freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
1 foot or less. Light freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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Penobscot Bay-
1135 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
increasing to 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, 
building to 4 to 6 ft. Rain. Areas of fog early. Widespread fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to less than one quarter nm. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming SW 
10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, 
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. Showers likely in the evening.
Patchy fog in the evening. 
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. Moderate freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less. Light freezing spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

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