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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
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

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

ANZ100-190930-
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
High pressure will shift east tonight as a warm front 
approaches from the south. The warm front will lift north into 
the region Saturday through Saturday night and will be followed 
by a cold front on Sunday. High pressure will build in from the 
west Sunday night and will pass out to sea south of New England 
Monday. Weak low pressure will pass south of New England on 
Tuesday. A cold front will drop south through the region Tuesday
night. High pressure High pressure will build in from the 
northwest on Wednesday and will shift offshore on Thursday.

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ANZ154-190930-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Rain in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of tstms. A chance of rain in
the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers. 
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ152-190930-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely in the
afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of
tstms. Rain likely in the morning, then showers likely in the
afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around
3 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers. 
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ150-190930-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely in the
afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of
tstms. Rain likely in the morning, then showers likely in the
afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers. 
.WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ153-190930-
Casco Bay-
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 to
2 ft this evening, then 1 foot or less. 
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain likely in the
afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds around 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of tstms. Showers likely.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft
in the afternoon. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.TUE...SE winds up to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers. 
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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ANZ151-190930-
Penobscot Bay-
316 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.SAT...SE winds up to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain likely in the
afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of tstms. Rain likely in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening. 
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot or less. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. 
.TUE...SE winds up to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. 
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.  

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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