Snow Shifting to the Northeast; Heavy Rain Returns to the South; Blizzard Conditions in Alaska; Monsoon Tough Impacts American Samoa

A storm will slide across northern New England Tuesday with locally heavy snow and ice. Further south, heavy rain and additional flooding is possible from Texas to South Carolina. In Alaska, strong winds and heavy snow will continue Tuesday with localized Blizzard conditions around Bethel. A strong monsoonal trough will continue to pass over American Samoa through Wednesday.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

18NM S Portland ME

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingSE 20kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 40 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tonight

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingW 15kt
    8ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 34 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    W 25kt
    4-5ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Freezing Spray

    NW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    4ft

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Freezing Spray

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Freezing Spray

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Freezing Spray

    SW 10kt
    2-3ft

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    W 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 38 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:34 am EST Feb 18, 2020
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Feb 18, 2020-6pm EST Feb 24, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ100-182245- 333 AM EST Tue Feb 18 2020 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... An area of low pressure crosses the region this afternoon and evening with a brief period of gales outside of the bays. High pressure will gradually build east into the region for the second half of the work week. && $$

Today
E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 20 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Snow before 3pm, then rain and snow. Seas 2 ft building to 7 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 10 to 13 kt becoming W 12 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Rain before midnight. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 17 to 20 kt decreasing to 15 to 18 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Widespread freezing spray after 10pm. Mostly clear. Seas around 4 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Widespread freezing spray. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Widespread freezing spray. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
N wind around 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Widespread freezing spray before noon. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
W wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 43.36°N 70.28°W
Last Update: 3:34 am EST Feb 18, 2020
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Feb 18, 2020-6pm EST Feb 24, 2020
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