Strong Winter Storm to Impact Portions of Plains and Midwest This Weekend

A strong winter storm will track from the southern High Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. Blizzard conditions are forecast across many states from the Rockies to the Upper Midwest. Travel will be difficult, if not impossible, in these areas due to heavy snow combined with these strong winds.

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

18NM S Portland ME

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    W 15kt

    Low: 33 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    W 10kt

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    NE 10kt
    Waves Building2ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday


    ESE 15kt

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday


    Winds IncreasingSSE 20kt
    Waves Building9ft

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    WSW 20kt
    9ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 20kt

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 20kt

    Low: 22 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:02 pm EST Jan 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 20, 2018-6pm EST Jan 27, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ100-211030- 317 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A weak cold front will drop south from Canada tonight and will stall over southern New England Sunday and Sunday night. The front will lift north on Monday and Monday night as a warm front. Low pressure will track northeast through the ST Lawrence Valley on Tuesday and will drive a cold front through the region in the afternoon. A trough of low pressure will linger over the region Tuesday night and Wednesday. High pressure will gradually build in from the west Wednesday through Friday. $$

W wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less building to 2 ft.
Monday Night
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
ESE wind 15 to 18 kt becoming SSE 17 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 4 ft building to 9 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind around 20 kt becoming WSW in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 9 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
W wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


  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: 12:02 pm EST Jan 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 20, 2018-6pm EST Jan 27, 2018
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