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Marine Weather and Tides
Brunswick Station, ME

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 4:57AMSunset 8:28PM Monday June 26, 2017 1:14 PM EDT (17:14 UTC) Moonrise 7:56AMMoonset 10:34PM Illumination 7% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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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ANZ153 Casco Bay- 1121 Am Edt Mon Jun 26 2017
This afternoon..W winds around 5 kt, becoming s. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tonight..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue night..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Wed..W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed night..SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Thu..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Thu night..S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely with a chance of tstms.
Fri..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri night..S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
ANZ100 1121 Am Edt Mon Jun 26 2017
Synopsis for stonington me to merrimack river ma out to 25 nm.. High pressure over the mid atlantic coast will shift east into the atlantic today, with a south to southwesterly flow developing over the gulf of maine behind it. A weak cold front will move in from the west Tuesday night with high pressure sliding by to the south again through Thursday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Brunswick Station, ME
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Area Discussion for - Gray/Portland, ME
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Fxus61 kgyx 261523
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area forecast discussion
national weather service gray me
1123 am edt Mon jun 26 2017

Synopsis
A series of upper level disturbances will cross the area this
week, bringing chances for showers or thunderstorms, especially
in the mountains. Otherwise temperatures will be near normal
with lower humidity into mid week. Warmer and more humid
conditions move in at the end of the week, with a chance of
showers and thunderstorms Thursday night into Friday. More
chances for some storms will accompany a low pressure system
Saturday.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
Update...

have introduced additional cloud cover and a chance of showers
through mid afternoon for the north and mountains. A few light
echoes continue to pop up on latest radar imagery from time to
time.

Cu field will continue to expand to central and southern areas
this afternoon as a short wave approaches from the west. Best
chance for any precipitation will be late in the day and across
the north and west.

Made minor adjustments to temperatures and dew point forecasts.

Dry surface conditions with dew points currently running in the
upper 40s to lower 50s across the region.

Original discussion...

expect continued drying today behind a weak cold front this
morning. We should see high temperatures in the 70s, which is
near to a little bit below normal for this time of year. With
dewpoints in the low 50s or even upper 40s, humidity will be
quite comfortable. With dry air in place it will be tough to get
showers and thunderstorms going this afternoon, but there will
be a shortwave trough moving in from the west late in the day.

This could help to trigger a few showers or an isolated
thunderstorm which may drift into new hampshire from the west
late.

Short term 6 pm this evening through 6 pm Tuesday
Shortwave trough moves in from the west tonight, with remnant
showers tracking into northern new hampshire and northwest maine
overnight. Temperatures fall comfortably into the 50s, though
some 40s are also possible.

While the initial shortwave trough and its associated showers
drift northeast into central maine, another sharper upper trough
crosses the area from west to east on Tuesday. This should
provide the support for more widespread showers and a few
thunderstorms. With dry air still in place at the surface,
instability for showers will be generated by cold temperatures
aloft. There is a moderate amount of shear available to aid in
storm organization on Tuesday, but do believe that instability
will be the biggest limiting factor. With cold temperatures
aloft and dry air at the surface, a threat of wind and hail from
these thunderstorms cannot be ruled out.

Long term Tuesday night through Sunday
Not too many changes to the long term portion of the forecast at
this time as 00z guidance suite and latest ensemble data show
decent run to run consistency.

We'll start off the long term period with an approaching upper
level trough Tuesday evening. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms will likely be around early Tuesday evening before
dissipating with the loss of daytime heating. However, with cold
temps aloft overhead on Wednesday as well, we'll likely reignite
showers and a few thunderstorms.

The flow flattens out come Thursday across the northern tier of
states with a sfc warm front pushing in from the southwest.

Chances for showers will increase as Thursday progresses in
advance of the warm front (mainly during the afternoon and early
evening - the morning should be fine). There could be a fair
amount of thunder around Thursday night as elevated instability
increases. This will come with the threat of locally heavy
rainfall. Slightly better weather is expected Friday, with warm
and humid weather and a chance of showers and perhaps a few
thunderstorms with sfc troughing still hanging around.

Yet another short wave trough approaches for Saturday, and this
may mean another round of showers and thunderstorms with a warm
and humid air mass in place. With high pwats some heavy rainfall
is once again possible depending on timing and path of short
waves.

Overall, a fairly unsettled extended period with at least a
chance of showers most every day with thunderstorms and heavy
rainfall possible from time to time.

Aviation 16z Monday through Friday
Short term... ExpectVFR conditions today and tonight, with a
chance of an afternoon shower or possibly a thunderstorm mainly
over western new hampshire late this afternoon into tonight.

Long term...VFR should be predominant, with tempo flight
restrictions in showers and storms, especially in the mountains.

Ifr conditions are more likely Thursday night in low clouds and
rain.

Marine
Short term... Generally light wind flow over the waters with a
weak front moving through this morning.

Long term... Winds seas remain below SCA through thu. May need
sca in SW winds Thu night into fri.

Gyx watches warnings advisories
Me... None.

Nh... None.

Marine... None.

Near term... Cannon
short term... Cannon
long term... Schwibs


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CASM1 - 8418150 - Portland, ME 21 mi44 min 74°F 53°F1013.6 hPa
44007 - PORTLAND 12 NM Southeast of Portland,ME 23 mi84 min NNW 3.9 G 7.8 64°F 55°F2 ft1013.5 hPa (+0.0)50°F
44032 - Buoy E0104 - Central Maine Shelf 29 mi70 min SW 5.8 G 7.8 60°F 58°F2 ft1012.8 hPa
WEXM1 - Wells Reserve, ME 47 mi74 min W 5.1 72°F 49°F
WELM1 - 8419317 - Wells, ME 48 mi44 min WNW 8 G 12 71°F 51°F1014.1 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Wiscasset Airport, ME15 mi21 minW 710.00 miMostly Cloudy75°F51°F43%1013.5 hPa
Portland, Portland International Jetport, ME24 mi23 minW 910.00 miMostly Cloudy71°F46°F42%1013.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Cundy Harbor, New Meadows River, Maine
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Cundy Harbor
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Mon -- 12:59 AM EDT     11.58 feet High Tide
Mon -- 04:59 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 07:24 AM EDT     -1.73 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 07:56 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 01:43 PM EDT     10.20 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:38 PM EDT     -0.44 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 08:25 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:33 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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10.911.610.98.85.72.4-0.3-1.6-1.50.12.75.88.39.910.19.16.941.4-0.1-0.30.83.26.2

Tide / Current Tables for Upper Hell Gate (Sasanoa River, Maine) Current
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Upper Hell Gate (Sasanoa River
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Mon -- 01:44 AM EDT     1.29 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 04:58 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 05:36 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 07:55 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 07:57 AM EDT     -1.29 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 11:40 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 02:24 PM EDT     1.19 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 06:14 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 08:19 PM EDT     -1.04 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 08:25 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:33 PM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 11:46 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.71.21.31.10.90.5-0.3-1.1-1.3-1.1-0.8-0.40.20.81.21.210.80.2-0.6-1-1-0.7-0.4

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Gray/Portland, ME (13,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Portland, ME
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