Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding.
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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

8NM ENE Portland ME

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Clear

    N 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Light Wind
    1ft

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1ft

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingNNE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    NNE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 55 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:46 am EDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 9am EDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2022

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ100-300100- 650 AM EDT Thu Sep 29 2022 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM. One more weak cold front drops through the waters later today, continuing northwesterly flow over the Gulf of Maine into tonight. High pressure well inland over the Great Lakes will push in behind this front for Friday with a variable wind. High pressure remains but erodes somewhat Saturday with a light and variable flow. By Sunday, winds become northeast and remain gusty into early next week. $$

Today
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight
N wind around 10 kt. Clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming NNE 7 to 10 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNE wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
NE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 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: 43.73°N 70.1°W
Last Update: 6:46 am EDT Sep 29, 2022
Forecast Valid: 9am EDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2022
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