Friday, May24, 2019

Marine Weather and Tides
Madawaska, 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 4:25AMSunset 8:19PM Friday May 24, 2019 11:56 PM EDT (03:56 UTC) Moonrise 2:02AMMoonset 9:09AM Illumination 64% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 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.
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Madawaska, ME
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Area Discussion for - Caribou, ME
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Fxus61 kcar 250158
area forecast discussion
national weather service caribou me
958 pm edt Fri may 24 2019

High pressure will build eastward overnight into Saturday
morning, cresting over the region Saturday afternoon, then
moving east Saturday evening. A cold front from central canada
will approach late Saturday night and Sunday morning, crossing
the region late Sunday afternoon and evening. Another high
behind the front will build toward the region from the west
on Monday.

Near term through Saturday
10 pm update...

skies are pretty much clr ovr entire CWA except for a few mid-
clds as mid-lvl moisture rmns in cyclonic flow as evidenced by
00z RAOB from kcar. Expect this wl diminish completely in the
next few hrs with clr everywhere. Hv made vry few chgs to grids
for the ovrngt.

Prev discussion blo...

ridging both at the surface and aloft will bring clearing skies
to the region tonight. Any lingering late afternoon clouds will
give way to mainly clear skies through early evening. Lows
tonight will generally be in the lower 40s regionwide, with a
few upper 30s possible across the colder valleys of the north.

Saturday is shaping up as a very nice day with plenty of
sunshine as high pressure builds across the region. High
temperatures are actually expected to be above normal for a
change, with highs reaching the low to mid 70s in many areas
away from the coast. We will start to see some high clouds begin
to move in by afternoon but it will remain rain free through
the day Saturday.

A beach hazards message has been issued for the downeast coast
Saturday morning through Saturday evening. A special weather
statement has also been issued for the entire area for Saturday
to highlight the cold water dangers on areas lakes and rivers,
despite the warm air temperatures in the low to mid 70s on

Short term Saturday night through Monday
Cldnss will be increasing from the W Sat eve as an initial S wv
alf and accompanying warm occlusion apchs from qb prov. Shwrs
from this system will then arrive late Sat ngt into erly sun
morn, with NRN areas receiving arnd a tenth of an inch, and
cntrl downeast areas where pops were weighted highest, up to
quarter inch.

After a break mid to late morn sun, another S WV from cntrl can
accompanied by a cold front will arrive Sun aftn, bringing the
potential of another round of shwrs. There may be enough sbcape,
spcly if there is some morn erly aftn sunshine, for mid to late
aftn tstms, so we did mention chc tstms with higher likely shwr
pops durg this tm.

Otherwise, shwrs will exit E of the fa Sun eve behind the cold
front with clrg skies late Sun ngt. Mon looks to be fair,
breezy, cool, and drier as cp air from NRN can dominates the

Long term Monday night through Friday
After a clear and cool ngt Mon ngt, which may have some late ngt
frost potential ovr NRN cntrl vly areas as winds become lgt, tue
looks to be fair with lgt winds and slightly below avg hi temps.

Clds then increase Tue evening with the next chc of shwrs
associated with deep layer warm advcn beginning late Tue ngt and
contg into wed. Additional shwrs are then possible Wed ngt thru
thu eve ahead of a cold front, followed by cooler and drier
conditions for fri. To erly ATTM to be certain of any cnvctv
potential on thu, so we kept mention of any tstms out of our wx
grids for this pd.

Aviation 02z Saturday through Wednesday
Near term:VFR conditions expected through Saturday.

Short to long term: mslyVFR conditions xpctd across the taf
sites xcpt durg pds of rn shwrs where low MVFR ifr conditions
are likely spcly late Sat ngt and Sun and again late Tue ngt and
wed morn.

Near term: a small craft advisory has been issued for all the
waters until 8 pm this evening. Winds seas are then expected to
subside below SCA levels tonight through Saturday.

Short to long term: no hdlns anticipated ATTM thru the short and
long range ptns of the marine fcst. Kept close to ww3 nwps guidance
for fcst WV hts with predominate WV group pds a short fetch 5 sec
and a background, more swell like 10 sec.

Car watches warnings advisories
Me... Beach hazards statement from 8 am edt Saturday through
Saturday evening for mez029-030.

Marine... None.

Near term... Duda farrar
short term... Vjn
long term... Vjn
aviation... Duda farrar vjn
marine... Duda farrar vjn

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