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Marine Weather and Tides
West Haven, CT

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10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 7:10AMSunset 4:55PM Monday January 21, 2019 1:05 PM EST (18:05 UTC) Moonrise 6:39PMMoonset 8:34AM Illumination 99% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 16 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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ANZ330 Long Island Sound East Of New Haven Ct/port Jefferson Ny- 1217 Pm Est Mon Jan 21 2019
.gale warning in effect through late tonight...
.freezing spray advisory in effect through late tonight...
This afternoon..NW winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered flurries early. Freezing spray.
Tonight..NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Freezing spray.
Tue..NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue night..W winds around 5 kt, becoming sw 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wed..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely in the afternoon.
Wed night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Thu..SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Thu night..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Chance of rain in the evening.
Fri..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri night..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
ANZ300 1217 Pm Est Mon Jan 21 2019
Synopsis for the long island waters and new york harbor.. Deep low pressure will move across the canadian maritimes through this evening. Arctic high pressure will build in through Tuesday. A frontal system will impact the waters from Wednesday into Thursday night. High pressure will return on Friday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near West Haven, CT
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Area Discussion for - New York City/Upton, NY
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1243 pm est Mon jan 21 2019

Synopsis
Arctic high pressure will build in through Tuesday, then
quickly shift offshore Tuesday night ahead of an approaching
frontal system. The frontal system will impact the area
Wednesday into Thursday night. High pressure will build briefly
from Friday into Saturday. Another frontal system will be
possible late in the weekend.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
Anomalously deep upper level low will move over new england this
afternoon continuing to usher in the coldest air of the winter
season so far. While this air mass is of arctic origins, record
lows for january 21 were all below zero and set back in 1985 at
most climate sites. Record minimum high temperatures were also
set back in 1985, and were in the single digits.

Temperatures have not risen much today, and are only around 10
above in metro most coastal sections and in the single digits
elsewhere, in fact still close to zero in the northernmost
reaches of southern ct. Only expect temps to rise a few degrees
more, remaining in the single digits across interior southern
ct, and perhaps making it just over 15 above in and just outside
nyc.

Wind advy remains in effect for nyc metro and along the coast,
with NW winds gusting just over 45 mph at times. Wind chill advy
meanwhile remains in effect for most inland sections, where
lower sustained winds but colder air is still producing wind
chills of 15 below.

A few flurries or snow showers should persist over parts of
southern ct and eastern long island until a vort MAX on the back
side of the deep closed upper low over new england passes east.

Short term 6 pm this evening through 6 pm Tuesday
Cold advection weakens significantly tonight as the upper low moves
well offshore and heights build aloft. Winds will gradually weaken
through the night as arctic high pressure builds over the northeast.

The arctic high will still keep very cold conditions tonight with
lows ranging from around zero inland to the single digits most
elsewhere. Wind chills should stay below advisory criteria, -5 to
-10. These wind chills occur early in the night since that is when
the strongest winds are anticipated. Wind chills should generally be
0 to -10 around day break Tuesday.

High pressure remains in control on Tuesday with ridging aloft.

Temperatures moderate into the middle and upper 20s for highs. Winds
will be light with the high pressure over the region which allow
wind chills to be near actual temperatures.

Long term Tuesday night through Sunday
An active long term period will be setting up as a eastern ridge
moves into the western atlantic Tuesday night into Wednesday, and
then a deep longwave trough will predominate across much of the
eastern united states into early next week. A series of shortwaves
will move through the longwave trough. Timing and placement of these
embedded shortwaves will become more uncertain in the longer term.

The first wave to impact the region will be moving into the plains
states Monday night into Tuesday. And by the time the low pressure
system moves into the great lakes Wednesday, differences emerge in
the timing of this low. However, the low will be moving inland and
warm advection ahead of the system will bring mostly liquid
precipitation to the region. Depending on the timing the
precipitation may begin as light snow and, possibly a wintry mix
Wednesday morning, then as the warm air quickly moves north the
precipitation transitions to rain. With a deep moisture feed from
the gulf of mexico and the atlantic, and a slow progression of the
system, a heavy rainfall is becoming more likely. As this system
departs additional energy rotates into the upper trough for late
Friday into Saturday. At this time the remains a lot of uncertainty
with the strength, placement and timing. For now will have just
slight chance probabilities for snow showers Friday night.

Another system, a weak clipper, may move through the northern stream
Saturday night. With the deep eastern trough still remaining into
the end of next weekend and into the beginning of next week, yet
another low pressure system may impact the region Sunday into next
Monday, although confidence in any potential impacts or track at
this time remains low.

Aviation 17z Monday through Friday
Low pressure continues to depart through the canadian maritimes
today as canadian high pressure builds in from the great lakes,
settling over the region on Tuesday.

Vfr through the TAF period, but with sct-bkn CIGS around
3500-5000 ft.

Nw flow with gusts 35-40kt this afternoon. Winds begin to
gradually diminish this evening, but will remain gusty into the
overnight hours. 10-15 kt winds by daybreak Tuesday will
continue to diminish into the afternoon, eventually shifting to
the wsw at 10 kt or less.

Ny metro enhanced aviation weather support...

detailed information, including hourly TAF wind component forecasts,
can be found at: http:

Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
NWHC3 - 8465705 - New Haven, CT 2 mi36 min 6°F 37°F1014.7 hPa
BRHC3 - 8467150 - Bridgeport, CT 15 mi36 min NW 11 G 24 10°F 37°F1014.7 hPa
44039 - Central Long Island Sound 16 mi156 min WNW 25 G 37 8°F 39°F5 ft
LDLC3 - New London Ledge CT - Ledge Light Weather 44 mi41 min WNW 27 G 34 3°F 1013.2 hPa-7°F
NLNC3 - 8461490 - New London, CT 44 mi36 min WNW 14 G 23 3°F 37°F1012.6 hPa

Wind History for New Haven, CT
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
New Haven, Tweed-New Haven Airport, CT3 mi73 minNW 16 G 2510.00 miOvercast7°F-4°F60%1014.3 hPa
Bridgeport, Sikorsky Memorial Airport, CT13 mi74 minWNW 17 G 2710.00 miOvercast10°F-2°F55%1014.9 hPa
Meriden, Meriden Markham Municipal Airport, CT18 mi73 minNW 13 G 289.00 miUnknown Precip2°F-8°F63%1014.3 hPa
Oxford, Waterbury-Oxford Airport, CT20 mi75 minNW 11 G 206.00 miFog/Mist1°F-5°F75%1015.3 hPa
Chester, Chester Airport, CT23 mi71 minN 01.00 miLight Snow1°F-9°F60%1012.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Lighthouse Point, New Haven Harbor, Connecticut
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Tide / Current Tables for Milford Harbor, Connecticut
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Mon -- 12:17 AM EST     Full Moon
Mon -- 04:35 AM EST     -0.62 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 07:12 AM EST     Sunrise
Mon -- 07:33 AM EST     Moonset
Mon -- 10:49 AM EST     7.87 feet High Tide
Mon -- 04:54 PM EST     Sunset
Mon -- 05:13 PM EST     -1.23 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 05:39 PM EST     Moonrise
Mon -- 11:22 PM EST     7.09 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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