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Camden, ME

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Sunrise 6:05AMSunset 7:15PM Tuesday April 7, 2020 3:19 PM EDT (19:19 UTC) Moonrise 6:45PMMoonset 6:14AM Illumination 100% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 15 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- 1147 Am Edt Tue Apr 7 2020
This afternoon..W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tonight..S winds around 5 kt, becoming ne after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Wed..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Wed night..NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Thu..SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
Thu night..SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. Snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
Fri night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sat night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
ANZ100 1147 Am Edt Tue Apr 7 2020
Synopsis for stonington me to merrimack river ma out to 25 nm.. A weak cold front will pass south across the waters this evening. Thereafter, an area of low pressure is expected to pass just south of new england on Wednesday followed by a more significant low pressure system moving into the gulf of maine for Thursday. &&


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Camden, ME
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Area Discussion for - Gray/Portland, ME
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FXUS61 KGYX 071633 AAC AFDGYX

Area Forecast Discussion . UPDATED National Weather Service Gray ME 1233 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

SYNOPSIS. Fair weather is expected through today. A low pressure system will pass south of the area late tonight and early Wednesday bringing clouds with showers across the southern New Hampshire. A stronger system will move through on Thursday with widespread rain expected likely changing to heavy wet snow late Thursday and Thursday night in the mountains and perhaps the foothills. Unsettled weather with a chance of rain and snow showers will linger behind this system For Friday and the start of the weekend.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/. 1145 AM Update: Boosted temperatures through early afternoon as late morning temperature trends continued to outpace the previous forecast. This resulted in moving afternoon highs up just a tad Otherwise. going forecast looks good through the afternoon.

915 AM Update: Trended near term temperatures upward as they rapidly climb in dry airmass . but daytime highs still looking good with no other significant changes needed to the forecast this morning.

650 AM Update . Just a few minor adjustments to temperatures at this time based on latest trends in observational data. Otherwise, forecast remains on track.

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A weak cold front will push through the area today but moisture is very limited and forcing for ascent very weak. Therefore we don't expect anything more than a few periods of bkn cloud cover and perhaps a brief shower in the mountains. Highs will once again be in the 50s at most locations today with some lower 60s in the south.

SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH 6 PM WEDNESDAY/. A short wave trough will approach from the west in the northwesterly flow aloft. Consensus in the 00z deterministic models and latest ensembles is that some light QPF will fall across southern NH from this late tonight into Wednesday morning, some of which could be some wet snowflakes in the Monadnocks. However, not looking like a big deal with generally less than 0.15" QPF expected. There may be a sharp north-south gradient to the cloud shield with mostly clear skies a possibility across the north late Tuesday night and Wednesday. Highs on Wednesday will be colder than the last few days, with readings mainly in the 40s.

LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/. Overview: The long term period begins with increasing chances for precipitation as a potent low pressure system approaches from Canada, bringing a widespread rainfall to the region Thursday. Secondary low development in the Gulf of Maine Thursday evening, possibly right along the coast, may allow for a changeover from rain to snow for much of the region late Thursday into early Friday morning. The northern ME mountains and higher elevations in northern NH could see a significant accumulation with much lesser amounts elsewhere. Precipitation lingers Friday before high pressure builds in for the weekend and another system approaches for the beginning of the work week.

Impacts: It looks increasingly likely that the northern ME mountains and higher elevations in northern NH will see a significant snowfall Thursday night. In fact, we have issued a Winter Storm Watch for our northwest ME zones with this forecast package. Confidence remains low on specific amounts as well as the potential for any accumulation elsewhere in the CWA. We will continue to monitor trends for this portion of the forecast.

Forecast Details: High pressure briefly nudges into New England Wednesday night, but by Thursday morning, a potent, complex area of low pressure is expected to be straddling the Ontario/Quebec border. it then pushes southeast toward New England during the morning hours and precipitation will quickly spread eastward through our region. Temperatures will be warm enough outside of the highest elevations in the mountains for any precipitation to fall as rain during the day and amounts of 0.5-0.75 inch are expected through Thursday evening.

For Thursday night, it looks increasingly likely that some portions of our region will see a significant late season snowfall. The latest deterministic ECMWF and GFS runs are in good agreement that a secondary area of low pressure will form over the Gulf of Maine Thursday evening, though the ultimate track of the low is still uncertain. However, if the secondary low does form, it will begin to draw in colder air on its western side and allow a changeover to snow for many locations outside the mountains. The western ME mountains and the higher elevations in northern NH will likely be snowing already, but it is possible that much of the region, outside of southern NH and the immediate ME coast, also changes to snow for a period Thursday night. Overall, this scenario puts the western ME mountains in the crosshairs of a possible warning-level snow event Thursday into Friday and have issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area in anticipation; periods of heavy, wet snow could lead to power outages. Specific amounts for this event remain uncertain as the track of the secondary low and surface temperatures will have a large influence on how this ultimately unfolds . but the current forecast gives at least a dusting of snow to almost our entire region Thursday night. Will continue to monitor trends over this portion of the forecast.

Light rain or snow showers continue on Friday as the low pressure system quickly moves away to the northeast. High pressure briefly builds into the region this weekend, but another storm system could affect our region in the early part of next week.

AVIATION /18Z TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/. Short Term .

Summary: High pressure overhead will give way to a weak area of low pressure moving south of the region /with some rain showers reaching southern New Hampshire/ tonight before high pressure noses back into the region from the north on Wednesday.

Restrictions: VFR conditions will dominate the period from now through Wednesday night. There is the potential for a period of MVFR CIGS in -SHRA from MHT to PSM in the 08-12Z period Wednesday morning At this time. expect the showers to largely be VFR.

Winds: Northwest winds 10g16kts /with local seabreezes continuing to develop/ will diminish to calm/light-variable overnight before starting the day from the northwest <10kts Wednesday before shifting to the east and southeast Wednesday afternoon /5-10kts/. Winds will go calm ore remain light easterly overnight Wednesday night.

LLWS: No LLWS is expected through Wednesday night.

Long Term . MVFR conditions likely to begin Thursday morning deteriorate to IFR conditions for all but the southernmost NH terminals late Thursday as rain changes to snow. Winds become northwesterly on Friday in the wake of a departing low pressure system and VFR conditions are expected late Friday and Saturday.

MARINE. Short Term . Winds and seas are expected to remain below SCA thresholds today and Wednesday. A seabreeze is expected to develop today turning nearshore winds onshore this afternoon.

Long Term . SCAs likely for the outer waters Thursday night into Friday as potent low pressure system crosses the waters and a coastal system develops.

FIRE WEATHER. Dry conditions will remain in place through today. While RH will likely mix out to around 20% again today, winds will be lighter than on Monday. Fine fuels will continue to dry out which may still result in elevated fire danger.

HYDROLOGY. Rivers remain somewhat high due to recent heavy rainfall. The next system on Thursday may produce more than an inch of rain (where it doesn't snow) so rivers will probably be on the rise again by late Thursday. Thereafter, we'll have to see if the train of high-amplitude short waves continues as we may have another substantial rain event Monday of next week.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING. Starting Wednesday night . we'll have several days of astronomical high tides that will be within one-half foot of flood stage. Given the expected onshore flow with an approaching storm, we'll see some surge added to at least several of those high tides. Thus it's likely we'll see coastal flood headlines for several of those high tide cycles. The timing and strength of the onshore flow will dictate how much surge . and ultimately the potential flooding . splash-over and erosion we'll see.

EQUIPMENT. The last GYX upper air observation was March 25 at 12Z. Unfortunately, a disruption in gas supply has temporarily halted observations from GYX. The order has been placed but a date of delivery remains TBD.

The Sugarloaf NWR transmitter remains off the air with an unknown restoration time.

GYX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. ME . Winter Storm Watch from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon for MEZ007>009-012>014. NH . None. MARINE . None.

NEAR TERM . Arnott AVIATION . Arnott


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44033 - Buoy F0103 - West Penobscot Bay 10 mi75 min S 12 G 14 40°F 1 ft1008 hPa
44032 - Buoy E0104 - Central Maine Shelf 37 mi75 min S 12 G 14 42°F 42°F3 ft1007.5 hPa
ATGM1 - 8413320 - Bar Harbor, ME 47 mi49 min N 8.9 G 15 46°F 41°F1008.1 hPa

Wind History for Bar Harbor, ME
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Airport Reports
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Rockland, Knox County Regional Airport, ME9 mi23 minS 810.00 miPartly Cloudy45°F28°F54%1008.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Camden, Penobscot River, Maine
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Camden
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Tue -- 04:43 AM EDT     -1.19 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:05 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 06:13 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 10:55 AM EDT     11.64 feet High Tide
Tue -- 05:09 PM EDT     -1.41 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:45 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 07:11 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:35 PM EDT     Full Moon
Tue -- 11:20 PM EDT     11.76 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Rockland, Penobscot River, Maine (2)
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Tue -- 04:45 AM EDT     -1.21 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:06 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 06:13 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 10:59 AM EDT     11.86 feet High Tide
Tue -- 05:11 PM EDT     -1.44 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:45 PM EDT     Moonrise
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Tue -- 10:35 PM EDT     Full Moon
Tue -- 11:24 PM EDT     11.99 feet High Tide
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