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Old Saybrook Center, CT

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Sunrise 5:23AMSunset 8:11PM Monday May 22, 2017 5:30 PM EDT (21:30 UTC) Moonrise 3:35AMMoonset 4:21PM Illumination 8% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 27 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- 353 Pm Edt Mon May 22 2017
Tonight..S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Rain early this evening. Showers likely late this evening and early morning...then chance of showers late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Tue night..E winds around 5 kt...becoming ne after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less...then around 2 ft after midnight. Chance of rain in the evening.
Wed..NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming se in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft in the morning...then 1 ft or less.
Wed night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers after midnight. Areas of fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu..E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog in the morning. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
Thu night..SE winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less. Showers likely.
Fri..NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less...then around 2 ft in the afternoon and evening, then 1 ft or less after midnight. Chance of showers in the morning...then chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Sat..NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon...then becoming S around 5 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
ANZ300 353 Pm Edt Mon May 22 2017
Synopsis for long island waters and new york harbor.. A weak cold front passes through the waters tonight with a portion of the front stalling south of the waters...through the mid atlantic region. Weak high pressure builds to the north for Tuesday. Meanwhile...a wave of low pressure will move along the frontal boundary...south of the forecast waters...Tuesday and Tuesday night. A series of low pressure systems impact the area waters through the week...resulting in periods of unsettled weather.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Old Saybrook Center, CT
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Area Discussion for - New York City/Upton, NY
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357 pm edt Mon may 22 2017

Synopsis
A weak cold front passes through the region tonight with a
portion of the front stalling in the mid atlantic region. Weak
high pressure builds in for Tuesday. Meanwhile, a wave of low
pressure will move along the frontal boundary, south of the
region, Tuesday and Tuesday night. Weak high pressure builds in
on Wednesday, followed by low pressure Thursday into Friday.

High pressure returns for the beginning half of the upcoming
holiday weekend, but low pressure may bring some unsettled
weather during the latter half.

Near term /until 6 am Tuesday morning/
A weak frontal system was west of the region with a cold front
moving through central upstate new york and through central
pennsylvania. The warm front was rather weak with the cold front
forecast to reach the front, possible occluding. Much of the
lift for the ongoing precipitation was provided by a weak mid
and low level short wave moving to the east of the long wave
upper trough. A 30 to 40 knot low level jet was providing
additional lift with areas of moderate to briefly heavy rainfall
across central new jersey and then across long island. Thunder
not expected as little to no CAPE and instability is present.

The front pushes east and south toward the beginning of the
Tuesday period with a portion the front stalling to the south.

Little clearing expected and will be gradual.

Short term /6 am Tuesday morning through Tuesday night/
The cold frontal boundary will remain stalled to the south,
through the mid atlantic region and DELMARVA Tuesday, and weak
mid and low level ridging builds. Will keep the area dry through
most of the day and then bring in probabilities late in the day
to the south as a wave begins to move along the frontal
boundary.

The wave passes to the south with some differences in placement
Tuesday and Tuesday night with the NAM just about totally dry
while the GFS is a little farther north. At this time leaned a
little more closer to the GFS and brought chance across about
the south half of the area.

The wave does pass through quickly and precipitation may be
ended across the eastern zones by Wednesday morning.

Long term /Wednesday through Monday/
Weak high pressure builds in behind a departing offshore low on
Wednesday. Only a slight chance of a shower in the morning mainly
over long island. Partly sunny otherwise, and a blend of mav/nam mos
looked good for high temperatures.

The next system to bring rainfall to the area arrives late Wednesday
night, with rainfall being most likely Thursday into Thursday night.

Went a little cooler than most guidance, particularly over western
zones as a triple point low approaches, but the associated warm
front extending to its east might only push through some of the
eastern zones, if at all. Some elevated instability should be
present, so have included isolated tstms for thurs and thurs night.

Also included areas of fog for late weds night into thurs morning
with the warm front not too far off to the south.

For Friday, the storm exits to the ne, but is still close enough for
a chance of showers, especially over the NE zones. Some lower level
instability combined with a cold pool aloft may also result in a
tstm over parts of ct as well.

Weak high pressure then returns for Saturday. Will go with a dry
forecast and slightly above normal temperatures for now. The timing
of the next low pressure system is still uncertain at this point.

Some overrunning rainfall could move in by daybreak Sunday. The
system would figure to move slowly enough for Monday to be affected
as well. Will go with chc pop for now for both days.

Aviation /20z Monday through Saturday/
A weak frontal system will move across the area the next 24
hours. While visibilities will fluctuate... Ceilings will remain
ifr into early this evening and then remain ifr through most of
tonight. Frontal passage is expected between 07-09z and winds
will shift north to northeast shortly thereafter. After the wind
shift, conditions should dry somewhat but there is uncertainty
with how quickly improvement will occur as some the latest
model guidance suggests a slower improvement in the early
morning. By midday...VFR is expected everywhere.

Se winds 5-10 kt gradually increase, generally 8 to 13 kt.

Occasional gusts up 15-18 kt possible. Winds shift north to
northeast 5-10 kt around 07-09z and continue Friday.

Ny metro enhanced aviation weather support...

detailed information, including hourly TAF wind component fcsts,
can be found at:
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
NLNC3 - 8461490 - New London, CT 15 mi42 min ESE 6 G 9.9 54°F 53°F1017.4 hPa
LDLC3 - New London Ledge CT - Ledge Light Weather 15 mi30 min ESE 14 G 17 53°F 1016.8 hPa (-2.5)52°F
44039 - Central Long Island Sound 19 mi60 min ESE 9.7 G 14 56°F 1 ft56°F
MTKN6 - 8510560 - Montauk, NY 26 mi42 min 54°F 53°F1017.4 hPa
NWHC3 - 8465705 - New Haven, CT 30 mi42 min ESE 5.1 G 7 54°F 61°F1016.7 hPa
44017 - 23 Nautical Miles Southwest of Montauk Point, NY 44 mi40 min 55°F 55°F3 ft1017.3 hPa (-2.1)55°F
BRHC3 - 8467150 - Bridgeport, CT 45 mi42 min E 6 G 11 55°F 1015.8 hPa

Wind History for New London, CT
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Chester, Chester Airport, CT11 mi55 minVar 4 G 103.00 miLight Rain52°F51°F100%1017.3 hPa
Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport, CT16 mi34 minESE 124.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist54°F52°F93%1017.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Old Saybrook Point, Connecticut
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Old Saybrook Point
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Mon -- 02:19 AM EDT     0.11 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 03:35 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 05:24 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:21 AM EDT     3.36 feet High Tide
Mon -- 02:26 PM EDT     -0.07 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 04:21 PM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 08:08 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 08:50 PM EDT     4.06 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.20.50.10.20.71.52.333.33.32.821.10.4-000.51.32.33.33.94.13.73

Tide / Current Tables for The Race, Long Island Sound, New York Current
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The Race
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Mon -- 03:09 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 03:33 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 05:23 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 05:56 AM EDT     2.78 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 09:13 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 12:15 PM EDT     -3.13 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 03:20 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 04:20 PM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 06:18 PM EDT     3.17 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 08:06 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:35 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for New York City/Upton, NY (17,4,5,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Upton, NY
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