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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
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

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

ANZ100-171915-
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
Low pressure moves east of the waters overnight. Winds increase 
Monday night as an Arctic cold front drops in from the northwest. 
Northwesterly flow will continue through Tuesday and into Wednesday 
before the next system arrives at the end of the week. 

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ANZ154-171915-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Rain, mainly in the
morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in
the morning, then 1 foot or less. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less, then 1 to 2 ft after midnight. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ152-171915-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM-
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft,
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then
rain likely with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing
to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to
9 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Vsby 1 to
3 NM. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to
30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to
9 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ150-171915-
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt, decreasing to 25 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Rain in the morning, then rain
and snow showers likely in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Snow and rain showers
likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers after midnight.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt in the evening.
Seas 5 to 8 ft. 
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. 
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ153-171915-
Casco Bay-
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain or sleet likely late this evening, then rain or snow with
vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Rain and snow, mainly in the morning. Vsby variable to less than one
quarter NM, increasing to 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft. 
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...E winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ151-171915-
Penobscot Bay-
1203 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain late this evening, then rain or snow with
vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.MON...NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N 10 to
15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
Snow in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Vsby
1 to 3 NM. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming NW
20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Snow showers likely, mainly in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or
less. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.THU...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.  

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