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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

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

ANZ100-172130-
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE GULF OF MAINE TODAY WITH LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPING ALONG IT AS IT MOVES EAST. A STRONG NORTHWEST
FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT AND DEPARTING LOW TONIGHT THEN
PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST INTO
THE REGION AND CRESTS OVER THE GULF OF MAINE ON FRIDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN AND TRACK SOUTHEAST OF CAPE COD FRIDAY
NIGHT.

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ANZ154-172130-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ152-172130-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MODERATE FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING
W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ150-172130-
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ153-172130-
CASCO BAY-
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS...THEN 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  

$$

ANZ151-172130-
PENOBSCOT BAY-
318 AM EDT TUE MAR 17 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. 
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. MODERATE FREEZING
SPRAY. 
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. 
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  

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