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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
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

ANZ100-170230-
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... 
Low pressure moving through the Canadian Maritimes will drag a cold
front across the waters today with a northwesterly flow developing
behind the front. High pressure will build across the waters tonight
and move offshore Saturday. Low pressure will move northeast 
Saturday night well south of the region. High pressure will build 
over the waters Sunday. A southerly flow will develop on the back 
side of the high for Monday and Tuesday.

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ANZ154-170230-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog this morning.
Showers, mainly this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Gusts up to
25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow in the
evening, then snow likely after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing
to Variable to less than one quarter nm after midnight. 
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain in the morning.
Vsby Variable to less than one quarter nm in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Showers likely. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.  

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ANZ152-170230-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this morning.
Showers, mainly this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming S up to
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in
the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Snow likely after midnight. Vsby Variable to less than one
quarter nm after midnight. 
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain in the morning.
Vsby Variable to less than one quarter nm in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Showers likely. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.  

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ANZ150-170230-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this
morning. Showers, mainly this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW up
to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in
the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Snow likely after midnight. Vsby Variable to less than one
quarter nm after midnight. 
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Snow likely with a chance of rain in the morning. Vsby Variable to
less than one quarter nm in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Showers likely. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.  

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ANZ153-170230-
Casco Bay-
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog this
morning. Showers likely, mainly this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
2 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow in the evening, then snow
likely after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to Variable to
less than one quarter nm after midnight. 
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Snow likely with a chance
of rain in the morning. Vsby Variable to less than one quarter nm in
the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely. 
.TUE...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.  

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ANZ151-170230-
Penobscot Bay-
720 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM this morning. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. Snow likely after midnight. Vsby Variable to less than one
quarter nm after midnight. 
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot or less. Snow likely in the morning. Vsby Variable to less
than one quarter nm in the morning. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely. 
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.  

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