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Haverhill, MA

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Sunrise 5:45AMSunset 7:38PM Thursday April 25, 2019 8:37 PM EDT (00:37 UTC) Moonrise 1:10AMMoonset 10:31AM Illumination 60% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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ANZ230 Boston Harbor- 716 Pm Edt Thu Apr 25 2019
Tonight..SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Fri..E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri night..SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat night..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun night..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon..NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Mon night..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.
Tue..S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.
Tue night..NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. 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 716 Pm Edt Thu Apr 25 2019
Synopsis for massachusetts and rhode island coastal waters.. High pressure this evening. An approaching warm front Friday bringing rain, heavy at times with possible embedded Thunderstorms, likely Friday night as a cold front sweeps the waters. Building high pressure and gusty west winds Saturday. Weak low pressure Sunday afternoon and evening. High pressure Monday. The active weather pattern continues and may yield another chance of rain around Tuesday with dry weather possibly returning Wednesday. 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 Haverhill, MA
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Area Discussion for - Boston, MA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service boston norton ma
732 pm edt Thu apr 25 2019

Synopsis
High pressure provides dry weather this evening. An approaching
warm front brings overnight and Friday. Showers with embedded
thunderstorms are likely into Friday night as a cold front
approaches and moves across the area. Some leftover showers
through mid morning on Saturday, then drier and cooler air
pushes across the region on gusty west winds. Weak low pressure
tracks near or just off the S coast, bringing scattered showers
late Sunday through Sunday night. Another brief dry period
forecast for Monday, then may see unsettled conditions for a
good portion of next week.

Near term until 6 am Friday morning
715 pm update...

bands of showers stretch w-e from central oh through S pa to
across long island, trending eastward as seen on latest ne
regional 88d radar imagery, with precip coverage tending to
fill in across the western portion of this area. SE winds in
place across most of the region this evening, which will allow
dewpoints to slowly rise overnight.

Increasing clouds pretty much in line with previous forecast,
though winds have been a bit stronger. Will see low level
moisture increase with the onshore flow.

Previous forecast on track. Have updated to bring conditions
current and incorporated into near term trends.

Previous discussion...

expect warm frontal isentropic ascent, with moisture increasing
from the top-down. As a result, increasing clouds forecast, as
well as cloud deck thickening and lowering as the night wears
on. Precipitable water values increase to around 1 inch. A few
showers with light QPF could reach far western sne before
midnight, then increasing pops from W to E for the overnight.

Likely pops by daybreak across the interior, supported by hi-res
models. Along E of the i-95 corridor, showers may hold off
until closer to daybreak. Overnight lows expected to be mainly
in the 40s.

Short term 6 am Friday morning through Friday night
Friday...

surface low tracks from the eastern great lakes region into far se
ontario, while associated warm front continues to push northward.

Warm front may not fully push north of our area, with occluded
front triple point secondary low potentially headed towards sne. A
broad area of ascent for our region, with deepening of moisture
ahead of and behind the warm front, and precipitable water
increasing to 1-1.5 inch. Low level jet of 40 to 50 kts develops by
late Friday. While the whole day may not be a washout, there will be
showers at times. Will have likely to categorical pops for the day.

There will be a low level inversion north of the warm front, however
mid and upper level lapse rates are moderately steep at times, so
can not rule out some rumbles of thunder. At this time, thinking qpf
of 0.25 to 0.75 inch during the day. Some gusts 25 to 30 mph during
the afternoon, mainly along the CAPE islands. Highs in the 50s to
low 60s.

Friday night...

showers continue as main low tracks northeastward into southern
quebec, while triple point low tracks near or into sne, followed by
cold front sweeping thru our area late. Moisture along ahead of
triple point and cold front is robust, with pwats around 1.5 inch.

Strong winds aloft with h925 winds around 40-60 knots Friday night.

Plan to have categorical pops for this timeframe. Can't rule out
some wind gusts 25-35 mph with embedded thunderstorms.

This system is fairly progressive, hence rainfall amounts during
Friday night should range mainly from 0.50 to 1.0 inch. Elevated
instability and anomalous pwat plume allows for a few higher
rainfall totals.

An additional concern for Friday night will be the combination of
the triple point low, marginal surface based instability with
temps dew points in the mid and upper 50s in the warm sector,
accompanied by strong low level and deep layer shear. This may
support a few rotating storms but will likely remain elevated given
lack of surface based instability. Nevertheless will have to watch
how this evolves with later model runs.

The cold front and triple point low sweep northeastward and away
from our area by daybreak, taking most of the showers as well. There
is a chance for lingering light showers light rain towards daybreak.

Prior to the cold frontal passage, will likely see temps rising a
few degrees as the higher dewpoint air moves in. Then late at night
temps fall to the 40s across much of the far interior, upper
40s to mid 50s to the east.

Long term Saturday through Thursday
Highlights...

* dry conditions Saturday into Sunday
* showers arrive late Sunday Sunday night
* unsettled conditions forecast for Monday night through
Thursday
overview...

continued fast moving mid level steering flow across the
northern tier states remains in place into early next week.

Some amplification develops across the western u.S., which
should allow h5 ridging to build early next week across the
east. However, this may put us into an increasingly moist mid
level steering flow by mid to late week with continued fast
moving systems in this flow. Timing of these systems beyond
Monday in question, which lends to lower confidence.

Details...

Saturday through Sunday...

scattered showers linger through midday Saturday as the cold
front moves offshore and the parent low lifts ne. Drier
conditions move in during the afternoon. Good low level mixing
arrives, especially along the S coast where the greater low
level jet will be located. Expect gusts up to 20-30 kt, highest
along the S coast and the higher inland terrain, which should
slowly diminish Saturday night.

Another fast moving weak low pressure center shifts E in the
nearly zonal mid level steering flow Saturday night, which
should push across the region on Sunday. May see some briefly
heavy downpours along the S coast from midday through Sunday
afternoon.

High temps both days should reach the 50s, but may hold in the
mid- upper 40s across the E slopes of the berkshires.

Monday through Thursday...

while a progressive mid level steering flow continues, the
overall pattern begins to become somewhat amplified with a more
sw component by around Tuesday. Still expect fast moving weather
systems to push along in this flow.

Only timeframe for generally dry conditions looks to be Monday
morning through early afternoon before another low starts to
approach with more showers. Timing issues in place amongst the
12z model suite thanks to this fast flow aloft, so lower
confidence on timing of individual systems as they move along.

At this point, some models are signaling that a deformation
zone may set up close to or across the region as these systems
move along. So, could see unsettled conditions for a good
portion of the Tuesday through Thursday timeframe.

Aviation 23z Thursday through Tuesday
Forecaster confidence levels...

low - less than 30 percent.

Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.

High - greater than 60 percent.

Short term through Friday night ...

high confidence this evening, then moderate confidence late
tonight and Friday.

Tonight...

vfr, except becoming CIGS lowering to MVFR-ifr after 10z across
the ct valley by 12z. Sct -shra move into western areas after
06z, shifting E through the remainder of the night.

Friday...

cigs vsbys lower to low MVFR ifr in shra and patchy fog. Se
winds gusting to 20 kts, except gusts to 25 kts CAPE islands.

Chance for llws late in the day with 40-45 kt winds 2 kft agl.

Low risk tsra.

Friday night...

MVFR ifr conditions persist, with shra and a chance for tsra.

Patchy fog.

Kbos terminal... Sea breeze lasts into early this evening,
replaced by prevailing SE wind at sunset. CIGS lower and thicken
overnight, MVFR ifr Friday with shra.

Kbdl terminal...VFR thru much of tonight, with CIGS thickening
and lowering. MVFR CIGS by 12z Friday with -shra, CIGS lowering
to ifr by 14z with shra.

Outlook Saturday through Tuesday ...

Saturday: mainlyVFR, with local MVFR possible. Windy with
gusts up to 30 kt. Chance shra.

Saturday night:VFR. Windy with local gusts up to 30 kt.

Sunday: mainlyVFR, with local MVFR possible. Chance shra.

Sunday night:VFR. Breezy. Chance shra.

Monday:VFR. Breezy.

Monday night:VFR. Chance shra.

Tuesday: mainlyVFR, with local ifr possible. Chance shra.

Marine
Forecaster confidence levels...

low - less than 30 percent.

Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.

High - greater than 60 percent.

Short term through Friday night ... High confidence.

Tonight... High pressure in control this evening. SE winds 5-10
kt this evening will become S and increase overnight as a
warm frontal boundary lifts N towards the waters.

Friday... SCA headlines for most of the waters. Seas building to
5 to 8 feet, with SE winds 15 to 20 kts and gusts around 30
kts.

Friday night... SCA headlines continue, with seas building to 6
to 11 feet. SE S winds 15 to 20 kts with gusts around 30 kts.

There is a low chance for a few gale force gusts.

Outlook Saturday through Tuesday ...

Saturday: moderate risk for small craft advisory winds with
areas of gusts up to 30 kt. Rough seas up to 12 ft. Slight
chance of rain showers.

Saturday night: moderate risk for small craft advisory winds
with gusts up to 30 kt. Rough seas up to 11 ft.

Sunday: winds less than 25 kt. Local rough seas. Chance of rain
showers.

Sunday night: low risk for small craft advisory winds with
gusts up to 25 kt. Areas of seas approaching 5 ft. Chance of
rain showers.

Monday: low risk for small craft advisory winds with gusts up
to 25 kt. Areas of seas approaching 5 ft.

Monday night through Tuesday: winds less than 25 kt. Chance of
rain showers.

Box watches warnings advisories
Ct... None.

Ma... None.

Ri... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory from 8 am Friday to 8 am edt Saturday for
anz232>235-237-250-254>256.

Small craft advisory from 10 am Friday to 8 am edt Saturday
for anz231-251.

Small craft advisory from 10 am Friday to 6 am edt Saturday
for anz236.

Synopsis... Evt nmb
near term... Evt nmb
short term... Nmb
long term... Evt
aviation... Evt nmb
marine... Evt nmb


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BGXN3 - Great Bay Reserve, NH 25 mi52 min ESE 4.1 46°F 1015 hPa41°F
BHBM3 - 8443970 - Boston, MA 28 mi43 min 52°F 1014.2 hPa
IOSN3 - Isle of Shoals, NH 28 mi37 min SE 8.9 G 9.9 44°F 1014.3 hPa (+1.2)42°F
44029 - Buoy A0102 - Mass. Bay/Stellwagen 32 mi93 min SSE 14 G 16 44°F 44°F2 ft1012.6 hPa
44013 - BOSTON 16 NM East of Boston, MA 37 mi47 min ESE 16 G 18 47°F 45°F2 ft1013.7 hPa (+0.6)43°F
44030 - Buoy B0102 - Western Maine Shelf 45 mi93 min S 5.8 G 7.8 44°F 44°F2 ft1014 hPa
44098 - Jeffrey's Ledge, NH (160) 48 mi149 min 44°F2 ft
WEXM1 - Wells Reserve, ME 49 mi52 min SSE 2.9 44°F 41°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Lawrence Municipal Airport, MA3 mi43 minESE 710.00 miFair49°F37°F66%1014.7 hPa
Beverly, Beverly Municipal Airport, MA15 mi44 minSSE 810.00 miFair48°F39°F71%1013.6 hPa
Manchester Airport, NH22 mi44 minESE 810.00 miA Few Clouds54°F37°F55%1014.7 hPa
Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport, MA23 mi41 minESE 510.00 miPartly Cloudy52°F39°F64%1014.6 hPa
Nashua - Boire Field Airport, NH23 mi41 minSE 610.00 miFair52°F39°F64%1015 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Newburyport, Merrimack River, Massachusetts
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Thu -- 01:08 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 04:39 AM EDT     8.08 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:46 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 10:31 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 11:51 AM EDT     0.31 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:19 PM EDT     7.04 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:37 PM EDT     Sunset
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1.32.64.76.77.987.46.24.83.21.70.60.312.74.76.376.96.25.24.12.91.9

Tide / Current Tables for Newburyport (Merrimack River), Massachusetts Current
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Thu -- 01:08 AM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 03:04 AM EDT     1.52 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:19 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:46 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:54 AM EDT     -1.19 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 10:31 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 11:53 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 03:37 PM EDT     1.47 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:57 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 07:36 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:17 PM EDT     -0.89 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 09:46 PM EDT     -0.81 knots Min Ebb
Thu -- 10:09 PM EDT     -0.82 knots Max Ebb
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