Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

18NM S Portland ME

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingW 25kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 45 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    W 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 56 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Increasing Clouds

    WSW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 20kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    NW 20kt
    2ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    WSW 15kt
    1ft

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 51 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:04 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ100-161215- 602 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A cold front will move across the waters tonight, bringing strong and gusty winds in it's wake. An active pattern will keep frontal systems moving across the waters throughout the upcoming week. && $$

Tonight
W wind 15 to 20 kt becoming W 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 2am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
W wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
W wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
NW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 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: 6:04 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
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