Sunday, August19, 2018

Marine Weather and Tides
Madawaska, ME

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Sunrise 5:20AMSunset 7:37PM Sunday August 19, 2018 9:23 PM EDT (01:23 UTC) Moonrise 4:15PMMoonset 11:47PM Illumination 61% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 8 days in cycle
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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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area forecast discussion
national weather service caribou me
issued by national weather service gray me
341 pm edt Sun aug 19 2018

High pressure will build across the region through Monday then
exit to the east Tuesday. Low pressure will cross the northern
and drag a cold front across the south Wednesday, bringing
showers. High pressure builds back in for the end of the week
and into next weekend.

Near term until 6 am Monday morning
Sfc high pressure centered over new brunswick continues to
extend S and W into me tonight, and a light NE flow will
persist, but should see decoupling in the sheltered areas, which
should produce some patchy fog. Lows will generally be around 50
in the n, and in the mid to upper 50s.

Short term 6 am Monday morning through Monday night
The ridge holds Monday into Monday night but does weaken a bit.

Still should be a nice day on Monday with mainly sunny skies and
highs generally in the mid to upper 70s, but cooler at the
shore. Monday should stay mainly fair as as well with lows
similar to Sunday night. Some signs that we could see some
coastal stratus and fog moving onshore Monday evening, but
should still have some light NE boundary flow which provides
enough fry air to prevent it.

Long term Tuesday through Sunday
Decent 500 mb trough will be track ene out of the great lakes
late Tuesday and Tuesday night, with sfc low tracking ene N of
the st. Lawrence valley Tue night into wed. Tue should be fine,
with maybe increasing clouds, but also some warmer air moving
air as flow shifts to the sw. Highs should generally be in mid
70s to low 80s. Best chance of rain looks to be Wednesday, but
could see some showers moving in late Tue night. Also, the best
dynamics with system stay to the north, but should be energetic
enough to produce a decent line of showers, and maybe some
t-storms along the front as it moves through Wednesday.

High pressure will build I behind the front thu-fri with mainly
sunny skies and comfortable humidity. Highs Thursday will be in
the 70s, but look for temps to warm to around 80 in may places
on Friday. Saturday looks dry and warm as well.

Aviation 19z Sunday through Friday
Near term: mainlyVFR thru Mon night with the exception of
valley fog tonight.

Long term:VFR Tue into Tue night, with some tempo flight
restrictions in shra tsra on Wed into Wed evening.VFR returns
thu fri.

Near term: winds seas will remain below small craft advisory
levels today through Tuesday.

Short term: may need SCA wed, bit otherwise winds seas remain
blo SCA levels.

Wfo car suffered a comms failure this morning, and forecast and
warning duties to be handled by WFO gyx until the comms are

Car watches warnings advisories
Me... Beach hazards statement until 8 pm edt this evening for mez029-

Marine... None.


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