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Marine Weather and Tides
Waldoboro, ME

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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 6:32AMSunset 6:59PM Monday March 25, 2019 5:47 PM EDT (21:47 UTC) Moonrise 12:00AMMoonset 9:28AM Illumination 76% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 20 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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ANZ150 Coastal Waters From Stonington, Me To Port Clyde, Me Out 25 Nm- 236 Pm Edt Mon Mar 25 2019
Tonight..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue night..NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed..NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming sw 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less.
Wed night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu..SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Thu night..SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Fri..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Fri night..SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat..S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
ANZ100 236 Pm Edt Mon Mar 25 2019
Synopsis for stonington me to merrimack river ma out to 25 nm.. High pressure will build over the waters tonight and will remain in place through the end of the week. An approaching cold front toward the weekend may bring an increase in seas and winds. &&


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Waldoboro, ME
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location: 43.87, -69.28     debug


Area Discussion for - Gray/Portland, ME
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Fxus61 kgyx 251815
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area forecast discussion
national weather service gray me
215 pm edt Mon mar 25 2019

Synopsis
Looks like an exceedingly quiet period of weather over the next
few days in northern new england. Expect temperatures to drop a
bit behind a cold front that moved through today. High pressure
over the central united states will start to migrate east,
keeping sunny skies in place through at least Thursday. High
pressure will finally move offshore over the weekend, allowing
for a chance of precipitation as we exit the month.

Near term through tonight
A weak cold front moved through the area today, bringing some
gusty winds and cooler temperatures to the region. The
relatively cold air that has filtered in behind the front will
especially make itself known tonight. Drier air and good
radiational cooling will allow temperatures tonight to drop into
the single digits above zero over the mountains, with overnight
lows near 20 at the coast.

Short term Tuesday through Tuesday night
High pressure will continue to push into the region from the
west. This will result in sunny skies and seasonable
temperatures. With dry air in place near the surface, do not
even expect to see anything in the way of fog Tuesday night.

Long term Wednesday through Monday
Global models are in fairly good agreement for the long-term
portion of the forecast through Friday as a large surface high
will be centered of new england at the start of the long term
forecast period. The high will drift off the east coast by
Thursday morning allowing for moderating temperatures in the
southerly return flow. A weak cold front tries to cross the
region early Friday. The GFS has more moisture with this feature
than the ecmwf. A few showers may accompany this
front... Especially over northern mountain areas. The front will
stall and then push back north as a warm front Friday night as
low pressure over the midwest moves northeast. This front again
may result in showers over northern and mountain areas. Behind
the front a push of relatively mild air for Saturday into
Sunday. As the low moves through quebec late on Sunday a
trailing cold front will result in showers Sunday afternoon and
night... Followed by a cool down for Monday. It should be noted
that the GFS is 12 to 18 hours faster with the passage of the
cold front. If it is correct then the showers would arrive
Saturday night into Sunday. For now have leaned toward the ecmwf
timing.

Aviation 18z Monday through Saturday
Short term...VFR conditions should dominate throughout the
entire short term.

Long term...VFR conditions Wed and thu. Areas of ifr possible
Thursday night and again Friday night over central and northern
areas as a couple of fronts cross the area.

Marine
Short term... Expect to see some gusts this evening to around
20kts over the waters, but conditions should stay below sca
criteria.

Long term... Winds waves below SCA levels Wednesday. Increasing
sw winds will result in a prolonged period of SCA waves late
Wednesday night... Continuing into Friday. Another round of sca
waves will likely occur on Saturday. SCA level winds will
develop on Thursday and last into Friday. Have shaved wind
speeds a little due to warm advection winds over the cold
waters potentially restricting how much of the winds above the
boundary layer mix down to the surface.

Gyx watches warnings advisories
Me... None.

Nh... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Pohl
near term... Pohl
short term... Pohl
long term... Lulofs
aviation... Lulofs pohl
marine... Lulofs pohl


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44032 - Buoy E0104 - Central Maine Shelf 11 mi104 min WSW 9.7 G 12 38°F 37°F2 ft1014.7 hPa
44033 - Buoy F0103 - West Penobscot Bay 20 mi104 min WNW 18 G 21 38°F 36°F2 ft1014.3 hPa
MISM1 - Matinicus Rock, ME 23 mi48 min WSW 14 G 15 37°F 1015.1 hPa (-1.2)
44005 - GULF OF MAINE 78 NM EAST OF PORTSMOUTH,NH 47 mi58 min 38°F 40°F3 ft1016.6 hPa (-1.3)

Wind History for Bar Harbor, ME
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Rockland, Knox County Regional Airport, ME17 mi52 minW 1010.00 miFair39°F1°F21%1015.5 hPa
Wiscasset Airport, ME23 mi55 minno data10.00 miFair41°F0°F17%1015.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Burnt Island, Georges Islands, Maine
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Burnt Island
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Mon -- 02:43 AM EDT     10.40 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:31 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:04 AM EDT     -0.80 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 09:27 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 03:18 PM EDT     9.46 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:55 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:20 PM EDT     0.16 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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6.28.610.110.49.47.34.51.8-0.1-0.8-0.21.546.68.59.49.27.85.63.21.20.20.41.7

Tide / Current Tables for Sheepscot River (off Barter Island), Maine Current
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Sheepscot River (off Barter Island)
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Mon -- 12:03 AM EDT     1.06 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 04:00 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:33 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 06:55 AM EDT     -1.32 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 09:29 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 10:31 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 12:28 PM EDT     0.91 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 04:25 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:57 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 07:15 PM EDT     -1.19 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 10:48 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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