Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Last Update: 724 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM SE Belfast ME

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS TODAY...ALLOWING WARM WEATHER ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE. INCREASING MOISTURE WILL ALLOW FOR AREAS OF FOG AND STRATUS WITH SOME LOWER VISIBILITIES INTO THE AFTERNOON. A FRONT WILL THEN PUSH SW ACROSS THE WATERS INTO SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE MARITIMES. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRES BUILDING IN THROUGH MID WEEK.

Today
SW winds around 5 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning. Isolated showers and tstms this afternoon.
Tonight
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the morning...then showers with tstms likely in the afternoon. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely...mainly in the evening.
Tue
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Wed Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 724 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016
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