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Marine Weather and Tides
Gardiner, ME

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Sunrise 6:58AMSunset 5:48PM Sunday October 20, 2019 6:02 PM EDT (22:02 UTC) Moonrise 10:44PMMoonset 1:34PM Illumination 53% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 22 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- 309 Pm Edt Sun Oct 20 2019
Tonight..SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon..E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon night..NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Tue night..SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Wed..S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu..W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri night..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
ANZ100 309 Pm Edt Sun Oct 20 2019
Synopsis for stonington me to merrimack river ma out to 25 nm.. High pressure will shift to the east as the remnants of tc nestor pass well to our south. The next storm system will cross the waters Tuesday into Wednesday. &&


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Gardiner, ME
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Area Discussion for - Gray/Portland, ME
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area forecast discussion
national weather service gray me
324 pm edt Sun oct 20 2019

Synopsis
A weak front crosses the area this evening. High pressure will
build in for Monday and Monday night. Low pressure will move
across the region Tue night and Wednesday, and bring rain. High
pressure will move for the end of the week.

Near term until 6 am Monday morning
Weak radar echoes brushing the WRN zones attm, but no signs of
rain reaching the ground anywhere east of the hudson valley, and
precip falls from ~10k feet thru fairly dry air mass. The best
forcing and rain production is expected a few hours either side
of 00z, so if any shra do make it to the ground they will
lkly occur in this time window, and will be limited to the
southern half of nh. Otherwise, whatever Sun is out there now
will fade behind clouds before sunset.

Once the weak wave aloft moves through this evening, it will
remain dry thru the overnight. Given the weak low level flow,
clouds could linger thru daybreak Monday over the coastal plain,
but some clearing expected in the ct vly and the mountains.

Short term 6 am Monday through 6 am Tuesday sfc high
builds in with temps warming aloft Monday should see mainly
sunny skies and highs in the upper 50 in the mtns and along the
coast to the low to mid 60s in many inland areas.

Monday will see increasing clouds with increasing SW flow as the
high exits to the east. This will allow for mins in the upper
30s N to the mid 40s s.

Long term Monday night through Sunday
The ensemble and deterministic model solutions are in decent
agreement on the long wave pattern through the start of the upcoming
weekend. We begin the period with a ridge quickly retreating into
the maritimes on Tuesday and a deep upper trough approaching
from the central conus. An impulse pivoting around the base of
the trough GOES negative tilt as it crosses the region Tuesday
night and Wednesday. At the surface... A ridge retreats well
offshore Tuesday with low pressure over the great lakes. A
trailing frontal system through the lower lakes and appalachians
will arrive with clouds and rain by Tuesday evening. A
secondary low will develop along the front vicinity of the
delmarva as the upper reflection GOES negative tilt. We'll see
rain become heavy-at-times Tuesday night as the secondary low
rides northeast along the coast with precipitation tapering
during the day as the low exits into the maritimes. High
pressure then builds by to our south Wednesday night and
Thursday. A northern stream impulse will drive a cold front
across the area Friday into early Saturday with high pressure to
follow for the remainder of the weekend.

Aviation 19z Sunday through Friday
Short term... MainlyVFR thru Mon night, except for some
possible vly fog again at khie kleb, and maybe another brief
period at kcon.

Long term...

tue night - wed... Ifr in ra and fog. Sfc winds gusting up to 25 kt
nr the coast.

Fri... Sct MVFR psb in mtn -shra -shsn.

Marine
Short term... Winds seas stay blo SCA levels thru Monday night.

Long term...

tue night -thu am... Sca's likely, with gales psb outside the
bays.

Gyx watches warnings advisories
Me... None.

Nh... None.

Marine... None.

Near term... Cempa
short term... Cempa
long term... Schwibs


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44032 - Buoy E0104 - Central Maine Shelf 41 mi118 min ESE 3.9 G 3.9 51°F 54°F1 ft1017.8 hPa
CASM1 - 8418150 - Portland, ME 42 mi62 min 52°F 54°F
44033 - Buoy F0103 - West Penobscot Bay 45 mi118 min S 7.8 G 9.7 51°F 54°F1 ft1018.1 hPa
44007 - PORTLAND 12 NM Southeast of Portland,ME 47 mi72 min ESE 7.8 G 7.8 52°F 54°F1 ft1017.8 hPa (-0.8)47°F

Wind History for Wells, ME
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Augusta, Augusta State Airport, ME11 mi69 minSW 310.00 miFair53°F37°F57%1018.8 hPa
Wiscasset Airport, ME17 mi69 minS 410.00 miFair52°F42°F69%1019.2 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KAUG

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Tide / Current Tables for Nehumkeag Island, Kennebec River, Maine
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Nehumkeag Island
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Sun -- 01:24 AM EDT     0.23 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 06:59 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:19 AM EDT     4.91 feet High Tide
Sun -- 01:33 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 01:37 PM EDT     0.79 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 05:47 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 07:29 PM EDT     5.51 feet High Tide
Sun -- 10:44 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Upper Hell Gate (Sasanoa River, Maine) Current
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Upper Hell Gate (Sasanoa River
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Sun -- 01:47 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 04:48 AM EDT     0.84 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 06:59 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 08:58 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 11:03 AM EDT     -0.73 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 01:32 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 01:33 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 05:07 PM EDT     0.91 knots Max Flood
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Sun -- 09:11 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 10:45 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 11:32 PM EDT     -0.89 knots Max Ebb
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