...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
1139 AM EST Tue Feb 25 2020
.Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM...
Flow turns northeast today as low pressure develops southwest of the
region. Easterly onshore winds and seas continue to increase
Wednesday into Thursday as a rapidly developing area of low pressure
crosses the Gulf of Maine. Gusty offshore winds continue behind the
system through the end of the week.
E winds up to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming E 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to variable to less than one quarter nm after midnight.
E winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SE 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Rain. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm in the morning.
W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.