Friday, October30, 2020
Privacy Policy
L-36.com

Marine Weather and Tides
Houlton, ME

Version 3.4
NOTICE
8/26/2020 The 7 day forecast is taking about 5 seconds to load but it will eventually load. NOAA is still working on it.
8/18/2020 NOAA continues to have trouble. Wind guest will occasionally be left off graphs. I am working with NOAA to resolve the issue.
12/16/2019 NOAA is having trouble with requests that include wind gusts. I am posting graphs without wind gusts until it gets fixed.
10/9/2019 Updated the Marine Zones.
9/4/2019 Fixed the weather maps due to NOAA moving them.
7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 8:03AMSunset 6:16PM Friday October 30, 2020 7:30 AM ADT (10:30 UTC) Moonrise 5:14PMMoonset 5:48AM Illumination 98% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 14 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
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Houlton, ME
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 45.96, -66.64     debug


Area Discussion for - Caribou, ME
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS61 KCAR 301010 AFDCAR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Caribou ME 610 AM EDT Fri Oct 30 2020

SYNOPSIS. High pressure will build across the north today and crest over the area Saturday. Low pressure will pass well south of the region today. High pressure will move east on Sunday as a warm front lifts into the area. A cold front will cross the region Sunday night followed by low pressure then a secondary cold front Monday night. High pressure will approach on Tuesday.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/. 6:10 AM Update: No significant changes planned attm. Area radars show some returns across southern Maine that will cross the Downeast coast this morning. Observations along the ME/NH border under the heavier returns are not indicating any precipitation reaching the ground. Could not rule out a brief bit of light snow in a few spots along the coast this morning, but not expecting any accumulation.

Previous discussion: The post tropical remains of once Hurricane Zeta are visible on satellite pictures passing well to the south of Nova Scotia early this morning. Another low of non tropical origins is moving off the southern Delmarva and will track along a strong baroclinic zone on a track just a bit south of Zeta's remains. A broad ridge of high pressure covers the central U.S. this morning and it will build east and into western New England late tonight.

As far as the sensible weather, today will have a good deal of sunshine across the Crown of Maine. To the south, morning clouds and a little leftover light rain/snow along and near the coast through mid morning will give way to gradual clearing this afternoon. Highs this afternoon will range from the low to mid 30s across the Saint John Valley to near 40 degrees along the coast. Tonight will be clear and cold with lows in the teens north to mid 20s along the coast. A few spots in the broad northwest valleys where the lower levels should fully decouple after midnight could bottom out near 10F by morning.

SHORT TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/. High pressure cresting just south of the area Saturday will bring a sunny, dry and cold day with a light westerly breeze. The high will slide to the east just south of Nova Scotia Saturday night as a return southerly flow increases behind the high. Clouds will increase on Sunday along with an increasing southerly wind ahead of an occluded front pushing east ahead of a trough of low pressure approaching from the Great Lakes. The rapid approach of the front, and the direction from which it is approaching, will mean it will not be able to gain much moisture ahead of it. However, some periods of rain are likely Sunday night with the best chance for rainfall coming late Sunday night as low pressure attempts to consolidate over our region along a triple point low.

LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/. Low pressure will lift up to our northeast on Monday pulling a strong cold front across the area. This will bring gusty west northwest winds and rain showers possibly changing to a period of snow showers. The new GFS is showing a strong undercutting cold front coupled with focused dynamic lift from the upper trough sliding across the area and gives more than an inch of QPF over the north. Some heavier showers in the wrap around of the low and possibly an isolated rumble of thunder would be possible if this scenario occurs, with precipitation changing over to snow before tapering off in the wrap around. The new ECMWF is also showing the potential for rain changing to a period of snow with increasing wind on Monday as the storm organizes and lifts northeast pulling colder air in its wake. A secondary weather disturbance will slide nearby to our south Monday night, possibly with some light snow or flurries in the highlands and in southern areas. This will be followed by a reinforcing surge of cold air on Tuesday with gusty northwest winds. High pressure will build to our south Tuesday night into Wednesday as the return flow behind the high lifts a warm front north across the area. This may bring some patchy light snow or snow showers to northern areas Wednesday morning followed by a breezy and milder afternoon Wednesday afternoon with a return of sunshine. By Thursday a broad ridge of high pressure to our south will extend from the southeastern states out into the Atlantic. This will bring a sunny and mild day Thursday as we stay in the southwesterly flow north of the high. Friday will remain mild ahead of a new cold front. This front may bring some spotty showers over the north during the midday and afternoon Friday.

AVIATION /10Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/. NEAR TERM: VFR for the next 24 hours with a gusty north wind along the coast this morning. A few gusts to 25 knots this morning at KBHB.

SHORT TERM: Saturday: VFR. Light W wind.

Saturday night: VFR. Light S wind.

Sunday: VFR dropping to MVFR. Increasing S wind. SSW wind shear.

Sunday night: IFR in some rain. S wind. SSW wind shear.

Monday: MVFR to IFR. Strong gusty NW winds. Chance of rain showers changing to snow showers north.

Monday night: VFR. NW wind.

Tuesday: VFR. Gusty NW wind.

MARINE. NEAR TERM: Gales warnings are in effect through noon today on the coastal waters and a small craft advisory on the intra- coastal. Gusts of 30 to 35 knots have been observed this morning at the eastern Maine Shelf and Jonesport buoys, and with a second low following closely behind the remains of Zeta felt that it was prudent to extend the gales a few more hours. At the expiration of the gale warning, a small craft advisory will likely be needed until around midnight tonight on the coastal waters, and the SCA on the intra-coastal will likely need to be extended through at least early this evening.

SHORT TERM: A SCA will likely be needed Sunday into Monday for S winds gusting up to 30 kt Sunday, becoming west gusting up to 30 kt Sunday night into Monday. A SCA will likely be needed Monday night into Tuesday for gusty W to NW winds.

CAR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. ME . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until noon EDT today for ANZ052. Gale Warning until noon EDT today for ANZ050-051.



Near Term . CB Short Term . Bloomer Long Term . Bloomer Aviation . CB/Bloomer Marine . CB/Bloomer


Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PSBM1 - 8410140 - Eastport, ME 75 mi43 min N 22 G 27 35°F 52°F1011 hPa

Wind History for Eastport, ME
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
Last
24hr
W1
G4
SW5
G9
W3
G6
W7
W3
G7
SW4
G8
SW2
W4
G7
NW2
G5
W2
G6
NW2
W3
W3
G6
NW4
G7
NW17
G21
NW17
G22
N20
N17
G24
N20
N19
G25
N23
G28
N21
G29
N20
G28
N20
G26
1 day
ago
N7
G11
N9
N6
G9
NE5
G8
NE3
--
SE1
G5
S4
G8
S6
G9
S5
G8
SE5
G9
E5
S5
S4
G8
S3
W2
NW5
G8
NW3
NW7
W2
SW2
G5
W5
G10
W3
G6
W1
2 days
ago
NW8
G14
W7
G11
NW9
G14
NW10
G15
NW9
G14
NW9
G17
NW12
G17
NW11
G16
NW11
G14
NW3
G8
NW8
G14
NW4
G7
NW5
W4
W5
G8
NW12
G17
N11
G14
NW8
G11
NW11
G14
NW9
G12
N9
G12
NW9
G12
N10
N5
G9

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Houlton, Houlton International Airport, ME62 mi38 minN 1510.00 miFair27°F15°F61%1013.8 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KHUL

Wind History from HUL (wind in knots)
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
Last 24hrS4SW5S3SW3W8W86W8
G15
NW8N13
G20
N8N10N9N10N10N11N10N7N7N9N10N10N11N15
1 day agoNE3CalmSE3SE4S5S5S6SW7S8S5S5S6S7SW75S8SW9S5S5S6SW6S6SW5SW4
2 days agoNW4NW6NW6NW9
G17
N13N8NW6N5
G14
5NW11
G16
NW5NW7
G15
NW6NW8N9N7N9N7N6NW4NW4N6NE4E3

Tide / Current Tables for Fredericton, New Brunswick
   EDIT   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Fredericton
Click for Map
Fri -- 04:32 AM ADT     1.74 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 06:48 AM ADT     Moonset
Fri -- 08:04 AM ADT     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:37 AM ADT     1.77 meters High Tide
Fri -- 11:01 AM ADT     1.76 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 12:30 PM ADT     1.76 meters High Tide
Fri -- 04:06 PM ADT     1.74 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 06:13 PM ADT     Moonrise
Fri -- 06:14 PM ADT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:58 PM ADT     1.81 meters High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
1.81.81.81.81.71.71.81.81.81.81.81.81.81.81.81.71.71.71.81.81.81.81.81.8

Tide / Current Tables for Upper Gagetown, New Brunswick
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Upper Gagetown
Click for Map
Fri -- 01:09 AM ADT     1.29 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 05:41 AM ADT     1.39 meters High Tide
Fri -- 06:46 AM ADT     Moonset
Fri -- 08:03 AM ADT     Sunrise
Fri -- 01:15 PM ADT     1.28 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 06:02 PM ADT     1.40 meters High Tide
Fri -- 06:11 PM ADT     Moonrise
Fri -- 06:13 PM ADT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
1.31.31.31.31.41.41.41.41.41.31.31.31.31.31.31.31.41.41.41.41.41.41.31.3

Weather Map
       (on/off)   Help Weather Map
wmap_A
GEOS Local Image of    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop

Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Ground Weather Radar Station Caribou, ME
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map


Cookie Policy:
This website uses cookies to save your settings. No personal information is saved. I do not collect statistics on your visit. You can disable cookies in your browser if you like but it is not recommended for this site. I do not sell cookies. Go to a bakery for that. In fact I do not sell anything. To disable cookies from L-36.com, please refer to the Help button in your browser.
Privacy Policy:
I do not sell or share any user data or anything else for that matter. The only personal information I save is in the site log which has a line for each page view which includes the IP address your browser sends in the header as well as which page you requested. I use this to block hackers and other bad actors. I do not use this raw data to create profiles on users. I periodically delete the log files. Google supplies the ads on this site. Because I do not track who you are, I cannot customize how these ads are served. They may be personalized to improve the ad experience. If you do not want personalized ads, please adjust the settings on the Google site HERE. NOTE: The best I can determine, this site is not subject to CCPA but I am doing my best to comply anyway.
Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerous of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.