Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

18NM S Portland ME

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Drizzle

    ENE 15ktWinds Decreasing
    4-5ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingS 30kt
    Waves Building11ft

    High: 45 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    WSW 20kt
    9ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 37 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    WNW 20kt
    4-5ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 15kt
    2ft

    High: 25 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    NW 15kt
    1ft

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 10kt
    Waves Building3ft

    Low: 24 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:53 pm EST Jan 22, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 29, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ100-231400- 654 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A frontal boundary will lift back north across the waters as a warm front tonight. Low pressure tracks east along this front near or just inland of the Maine coastline on Tuesday...with a trailing cold front. High pressure will slowly build in from the west Wednesday through Friday...with westerly flow over the waters. $$

Tonight
ENE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming E 5 to 8 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Drizzle, mainly before 3am. Widespread dense fog, mainly between 1am and 3am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming S 25 to 30 kt. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Rain. Widespread fog before 7am, then Widespread fog, mainly between 8am and 10am. Seas 4 ft building to 11 ft.
Tuesday Night
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WSW in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers before 9pm. Seas 9 ft subsiding to 6 ft.
Wednesday
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
NW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less building 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: 5:53 pm EST Jan 22, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 29, 2018
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