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Marine Weather and Tides
Rockland, ME

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Sunrise 5:51AMSunset 7:31PM Saturday August 24, 2019 7:04 AM EDT (11:04 UTC) Moonrise 12:00AMMoonset 2:44PM Illumination 36% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 24 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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ANZ151 Penobscot Bay- 601 Am Edt Sat Aug 24 2019
Today..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sun..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sun night..E winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.
Mon..NE winds around 5 kt, becoming se in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon night..SW winds around 5 kt, becoming nw around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tue..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tue night..SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Wed..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Wed night..S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.
ANZ100 601 Am Edt Sat Aug 24 2019
Synopsis for stonington me to merrimack river ma out to 25 nm.. High pressure will gradually build across the area through the weekend and early next week. An area of low pressure, possibly tropical in nature, is expected to pass well east of the waters midweek. &&


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Rockland city, ME
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Area Discussion for - Gray/Portland, ME
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national weather service gray me
602 am edt Sat aug 24 2019

Synopsis
High pressure will dominate the weather across the northeast
through Tuesday. Temperatures will be slightly below normal
through the period with a slight warm up by Tuesday. A slow
moving cold front will bring a period of wet weather for
late Wednesday into Thursday as low pressure moves well offshore
of new england.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
600 am... Minor estf update to reflect the current mesonet in
near term grids.

Prev disc...

at 06z... A 1027 millibar high was centered just north of the
great lakes. GOES imagery showed clear skies across the area at
moment. Light winds and mainly clear skies will allow some
patchy valley stratus and fog to develop across the forecast
area through dawn. For today... A mainly sunny start then a few
fair weather clouds with daytime heating and an upper trough
across the area. Highs today will range from near 70 along the
international border to mid and upper 70s elsewhere.

Short term 6 pm this evening through 6 pm Sunday
The upper trough will close off tonight... With the upper low
over the mid atlantic region initially then meandering to our
south through Sunday. With the exception of a few clouds... Little
in the way of sensible weather is expected from this system.

Meanwhile... The surface high center will be building by to our
north before exiting into the maritimes. The onshore flow around
the surface high could contribute to some late night fog or
stratus along the coast... Especially south of casco bay.

Otherwise... A partly cloudy night with some patchy valley
stratus and fog once again with lows in the mid 40s to lower
50s. It'll be a partly sunny and cool day on Sunday with the
onshore flow limiting high temperatures to the upper 60s and
lower 70s.

Long term Sunday night through Friday
Far weather is expected Sunday night through early Wednesday as
high pressure ridging holds firm across the forecast area. The
only rain in the forecast is late Wednesday into Thursday as a
short wave trough and attendant cold front approaches from the
west. There is a low probability that moisture from a potential
tropical system moving well offshore of new england could get
entrained into the frontal system producing a period of heavy
rain. However at this time it is most likely that the two
systems will remain separate.

Aviation 10z Saturday through Wednesday
Short term through Sunday ...VFR through the weekend except
for a few hours of lifr in fog and low stratus early this
morning and Sunday morning at kleb and khie.

Long term... Valley fog likely Sunday night through Tuesday night
withVFR conditions expected during the daytime. Conditions
could lower some late Wednesday as a cold front approaches, but
it will likely wait until Wednesday night.

Marine
Short term through Sunday ... We should stay below sca
thresholds. However... The extended period of onshore flow may
bring seas close to 5 ft for the outer waters south of casco bay by
late Sunday along with wind gusts to 20 kt.

Long term... Conditions are expected to remain below small craft
thresholds Sunday night through early next week. A few higher
swells may begin to arrive around Thursday.

Gyx watches warnings advisories
Me... None.

Nh... None.

Marine... None.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44033 - Buoy F0103 - West Penobscot Bay 6 mi120 min N 14 G 16 61°F 62°F2 ft1016.8 hPa
MISM1 - Matinicus Rock, ME 25 mi74 min 60°F 1017.6 hPa (+1.3)53°F
44032 - Buoy E0104 - Central Maine Shelf 30 mi120 min NNW 12 G 16 61°F 62°F2 ft1016.5 hPa

Wind History for Bar Harbor, ME
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Rockland, Knox County Regional Airport, ME2 mi68 minNW 410.00 miFair55°F50°F83%1018.4 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KRKD

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Tide / Current Tables for Rockland, Penobscot River, Maine
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Rockland
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Sat -- 05:30 AM EDT     8.81 feet High Tide
Sat -- 05:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 11:42 AM EDT     1.58 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 02:44 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 05:52 PM EDT     9.72 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:26 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Camden, Penobscot River, Maine
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Sat -- 05:32 AM EDT     8.58 feet High Tide
Sat -- 05:49 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 11:35 AM EDT     1.51 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 02:44 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 05:51 PM EDT     9.64 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:26 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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