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Marine Weather and Tides
Jewett City, CT

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5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.

Sunrise 5:19AMSunset 8:10PM Wednesday May 23, 2018 6:44 AM EDT (10:44 UTC) Moonrise 2:01PMMoonset 2:28AM Illumination 61% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 8 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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ANZ237 Block Island Sound- 303 Am Edt Wed May 23 2018
Today..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with isolated tstms this morning. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight..W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu..NE winds around 5 kt, becoming se in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Thu night..S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming sw 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri..SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri night..SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat night..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun night..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
ANZ200 303 Am Edt Wed May 23 2018
Synopsis for massachusetts and rhode island coastal waters.. Low clouds and fog, along with the chance of showers, perhaps even a Thunderstorm lingers this morning prior to a series of sweeping cold fronts later today. Thereafter, high pressure and light winds for late week, over the waters Thursday, southeast of the waters Friday. Warming ahead of a holiday weekend cold front with shower and Thunderstorm chances in advance. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the current hazards link above the map on the left.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Jewett City , CT
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Area Discussion for - New York City/Upton, NY
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area forecast discussion
national weather service new york ny
600 am edt Wed may 23 2018

Synopsis
A weak cold front will move south and east of long island early
this morning. Meanwhile, high pressure will build toward the
region through Thursday, then remain through Saturday. Another
frontal system will impact the area early next week.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
Updated as cold front is a little slower to move toward the
southeast. Kept probabilities across the eastern zones until
14z. And delayed clearing by a couple of hours.

The cold front was a little slower to move southeast, and was
moving into the lower hudson valley at 10z. A warm front remains
south of the region, across southeastern pennsylvania into
southern new jersey. Showers and isolated thunderstorms continue
to move across the area, and are expected to exit by 14z as the
cold front moves east. Elevated instability, and mucape,
increase to 200 to 400 j kg of CAPE across the region, so will
continue to mention isolated thunder. Patchy fog remains across
the area as well, with light winds and a saturated boundary
layer.

A northern stream trough will remain across eastern canada and
into the northeast once the cold front passes. Clearing will
take place late this morning through the afternoon as the trough
begins to move slowly east, with slowly rising heights.

Short term 6 pm this evening through 6 pm Thursday
A trough continues to exit the northeast as heights rise across
the region tonight as a strong ridge from the gulf of mexico to
the southern central canadian plains shifts east. The ridge axis
builds toward the area Thursday with a surface high over the
region. A dry NW flow will continue tonight through Thursday.

Despite plenty of incoming solar radiation Thursday,
temperatures are expected to be slightly cooler than Wednesday
as the NW flow brings in a cooler and drier airmass from central
canada.

Long term Thursday night through Tuesday
Vortexes over the labrador sea and northern greenland, and an
upper level trough moving into south central canada at the start
of the period will result in the flattening of the upper level
ridge extending from the upper midwest as it shifts eastward
into sat. This will result in a continuation of the warm and
increasingly humid weather through the first half of the
weekend. Fri will be a bit breezy as the pressure gradient
tightens between low pres to the north and high pres sliding off
the mid atlantic coast. Sat will be the hottest and most humid
day with an established SW flow as a result of the offshore high
remaining anchored over the western atlantic. Temps are
expected to be in the mid to upper 80s under a sunny sky across
much of the local area, possibly even hit the 90 degree mark in
some locations of metro ny nj. The southerly flow off the cooler
waters will result in highs 5-10 degrees cooler along the south
shore of long island and coastal ct.

A cold front will be dropping down from the north on Sat and
while the upper level dynamics appear to remain well to the
north during peak heating, there is the possibility of a few
airmass tstms during the aftn and early eve. A trigger will be
needed and any thermal trough or seabreeze boundary would
suffice. The GFS appears to be overdone with its pcpn field sat
night as sheared energy tracks towards the region from the west
and the front to the north continues to sag southward. Have
maintained schc pops Sat night with the boundary moving into the
local area if not passing through completely by Sun morning.

Global models start to diverge significantly on the details
through the remainder of the period, although the general signal
is for unsettled weather Sun and Mon with the boundary
remaining nearby and a series of shortwaves passing through.

Timing of pcpn will need to be refined in later forecasts once a
there is better agreement.

Another cold front approaches from the west early next week,
although timing is once again in question.

Aviation 09z Wednesday through Sunday
A cold front moves across the area after 12z.

Widespread ifr conditions due to mainly low ceilings will
prevail ahead of the cold front. Isolated showers possible the
next couple of hours. Conditions improve toVFR shortly after
frontal passage.

Light and variable winds for much of the overnight will veer
around to the W SW at 5 kt or less toward daybreak. After the
cold frontal passage, winds turn to the NW and increase to
around 10 kt. A few gusts into the teens will be possible this
afternoon.

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
NLNC3 - 8461490 - New London, CT 15 mi44 min Calm G 2.9 56°F 51°F1012 hPa (+0.0)
LDLC3 - New London Ledge CT - Ledge Light Weather 18 mi34 min WSW 6 G 7 54°F 1017.1 hPa53°F
QPTR1 - 8454049 - Quonset Point, RI 31 mi44 min SSW 5.1 G 5.1 56°F 56°F1012 hPa (-0.5)
PTCR1 - 8452951 - Potter Cove, Prudence Island, RI 35 mi44 min Calm G 0 1011.6 hPa (-0.6)
NAXR1 - Narragansett Bay Reserve, RI 35 mi59 min SW 2.9 55°F 1012 hPa55°F
MTKN6 - 8510560 - Montauk, NY 35 mi44 min 55°F 54°F1012.8 hPa (-0.0)
FOXR1 - 8454000 - Providence, RI 36 mi44 min Calm G 1 58°F1011.4 hPa (-0.5)
PVDR1 36 mi44 min SSE 1.9 G 2.9 57°F 1011.9 hPa (-0.5)57°F
CPTR1 - 8452944 - Conimicut Light, RI 36 mi44 min S 1 G 2.9 56°F 59°F1011.5 hPa (-0.7)
NWPR1 - 8452660 - Newport, RI 36 mi44 min SSW 4.1 G 4.1 55°F 54°F1011.5 hPa (-0.3)
FRXM3 44 mi44 min 56°F 55°F
BLTM3 - 8447387 - Borden Flats Light at Fall River, MA 45 mi44 min SW 8 G 9.9 57°F 1011.6 hPa (+0.0)
44039 - Central Long Island Sound 45 mi44 min SW 5.8 G 5.8 55°F
FRVM3 - 8447386 - Fall River, MA 45 mi44 min 57°F1012.2 hPa (+0.0)

Wind History for New London, CT
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Willimantic, Windham Airport, CT16 mi52 minN 06.00 miFog/Mist56°F55°F97%1012.1 hPa
Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport, CT16 mi1.9 hrsVar 42.50 miRain Fog/Mist54°F54°F100%1012.1 hPa
Westerly, Westerly State Airport, RI18 mi51 minSW 45.00 miFog/Mist56°F55°F100%1012.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Norwich, Thames River, Connecticut
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Norwich
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Wed -- 02:28 AM EDT     Moonset
Wed -- 05:22 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 05:25 AM EDT     3.26 feet High Tide
Wed -- 11:52 AM EDT     0.09 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 02:01 PM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 06:01 PM EDT     3.47 feet High Tide
Wed -- 08:08 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.511.72.42.93.23.22.92.41.810.30.10.51.222.83.33.53.32.92.41.70.9

Tide / Current Tables for The Race, Long Island Sound, New York Current
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The Race
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Wed -- 01:03 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 02:27 AM EDT     Moonset
Wed -- 03:51 AM EDT     2.56 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 05:23 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:09 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 10:11 AM EDT     -3.05 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 01:29 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 02:01 PM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 04:26 PM EDT     2.79 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 07:47 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 08:07 PM EDT     Sunset
Wed -- 10:46 PM EDT     -3.09 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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