Marine Weather Net

Schoodic Point ME to Stonington ME Marine Forecast


TODAY

S
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

TONIGHT

SW
WINDS
5 KNOTS

MON

N
WINDS
5 - 10
KNOTS

MON NIGHT

W
WINDS
5 - 10
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
ANZ051 Forecast Issued: 301 AM EDT Sun May 26 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY
Today...S Winds 15 To 20 Kt With Gusts Up To 25 Kt, Diminishing To 5 To 10 Kt. Seas 3 To 5 Ft. Patchy Fog This Morning. Rain Early This Morning, Then Scattered Showers Late This Morning And Afternoon. Vsby 1 To 3 Nm This Morning.
Tonight...Sw Winds Around 5 Kt, Becoming N After Midnight. Seas 2 To 3 Ft.
Mon...N Winds 5 To 10 Kt, Becoming Sw In The Afternoon. Seas Around 2 Ft.
Mon Night...W Winds 5 To 10 Kt, Becoming N After Midnight. Seas Around 2 Ft.
Tue...N Winds Around 5 Kt, Becoming Sw In The Afternoon. Seas Around 2 Ft In The Morning, Then 1 Foot Or Less.
Tue Night...S Winds 5 To 10 Kt. Seas 1 Foot Or Less, Then Around 2 Ft After Midnight. A Chance Of Showers.
Wed...S Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Seas 2 To 3 Ft. Showers Likely In The Morning, Then A Chance Of Rain In The Afternoon. Rain Likely Through The Night. Vsby 1 To 3 Nm In The Morning.
Thu...W Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Seas 3 To 4 Ft. Rain Likely, Mainly In The Morning.
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Caribou ME
322am EDT Sunday May 26 2019

Synopsis: A warm front is crossing the area early this morning, and will be followed by a cold front late today. A secondary cold front will cross the area Monday followed by high pressure on Tuesday.

Near Term - Through Tonight
A warm front early this morning is bringing a round of light to moderate rain. The more moderate rain is from the Central Highlands into Downeast. This rain will taper off from west to east by mid-morning. However, with a fairly moist onshore flow in place, don't expect much if any clearing today except perhaps north/west of the mountains into the North Woods.

Attention then turns to afternoon convection as a cold front approaches from the west. West of Bangor and into Quebec there will be a fair amount of CAPE up to about 1000 J/kg with surface-based convection firing just ahead of the cold front. Storms move into Moosehead Lake region around midday then progress east early and mid afternoon. However, while the storms will be surface-based around Moosehead Lake, as they move east into the more stable marine layer, they will weaken. They could hold together to places like Bangor and Caribou, but will fall apart as they head further east toward Eastport. Although most places will get wet from the showers and storms this afternoon, some places may stay dry from the hit and miss convection, and it doesn't look like an all-afternoon event for those with outdoor plans.

Cold front moving through late afternoon and evening will gradually dry things out with some clearing late in the night

Short Term - Monday Through Tuesday Night
A cold front will approach from the northwest early in the day on Monday and move across the region during the afternoon. This system is expected to produce some showers across the area as it moves through. High pressure will build in behind the cold front Monday Night and crest over the region early Tuesday. Expect mostly sunny conditions on Tuesday. Clouds are expected to increase Tuesday Night as a warm front approaches with rain overspreading the region ahead of the warm front

Long Term - Wednesday Through Saturday
Rain is expected on Wednesday and Thursday as an area of low pressure moves from west to east along the warm front. Another cold front is then expected to move across the area on Friday with more showers expected. High pressure is then expected to build in from the west on Friday.

Marine Discussion
Near Term: Small craft advisory in effect this morning with a warm front moving through. Looks very marginal with conditions only barely reaching small craft levels, then improving back below small craft this afternoon and tonight

Short Term: Have used the Nam to initialize winds however will reduce model winds by 15 percent due to cold sea surface temperatures (Mid 40s). Expect southerly wind wave becoming northwesterly, is expected to be the primary wave system on Monday. Southerly wind wave will develop again on Tuesday. A southeasterly fetch will develop across the Gulf of Maine on Wednesday

NOAA Caribou ME Office - Watches - Warnings - Advisories
ME...None.
MARINE...
Small Craft Advisory until noon EDT today for ANZ050-051

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