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Old 10-28-2008
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Who has the best October weather forcast?

A normal day in Southeast Alaska

.TODAY...E WIND INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
60 KT OUT OF CROSS SOUND. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.

Current buoy observations:

Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): SSE ( 150 deg true )
Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 38.9 kts
Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 52.4 kts
Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 20.3 ft
Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 10 sec

..this morning was so nice I even thought about taking the afternoon off and going for a sail
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Ike got our Buoy.

42035 went adrift on 09/12/2008 and the last report from that moored position (29.249N 94.408W) was 1800Z. On 09/14/2008, the buoy re-moored itself south of Galveston at the position posted above.
Click here to see the latest position.

. . . . . . . but it's beautiful out there anyway!!!
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Gale Warning in effect through late tonight

Forecast as of 3:25 PM EDT on October 28, 2008

Chesapeake Bay From Pooles Island To Sandy Point-
Chesapeake Bay From Sandy Point To North Beach-
Chesapeake Bay From North Beach To Drum Point-

Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt... decreasing to 35 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Tides 1 to 2 ft below normal.
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Snow !!!

Weather forecast for our cruising area.....

Warnings
Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
8:30 AM EDT Wednesday 29 October 2008
Snowsquall warning forMidland - Coldwater - Orr Lake continued

Snow squalls will continue today.

This is a warning that snowsqualls are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.



The intense east coast storm which affected eastern Ontario has moved into Québec this morning. Snow has tapered off into a few areas of generally light snow this morning. Isolated flurries will linger into the afternoon. Snow amounts were generally close to 10 centimetres. Strong northwest winds of 40 gusting up to 60 km/h will cause some residual blowing and drifting snow this morning as well. There have been reports of some power outages as well due to the strong winds affecting snow-laden tree limbs.

Farther west..Strong cold northwest winds blowing over the relatively warm waters of the Great Lakes have generated significant snow squalls.





And the marine forecast....




Winds
Issued 10:30 AM EDT 29 October 2008 Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to 15 after midnight and to west 10 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon.


Waves
Issued 10:30 AM EDT 29 October 2008 Today

Waves 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.
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This week here, High temps upper 80's lows in upper 70's-----------------------------
weather.gov
National Weather Service

NWS Marine Forecast
Local weather forecast by "City, St" or zip code Cell Phone Weather/Marine Page (wap) URL: cell.weather.gov
PDA Weather/Marine Page URL: mobile.weather.gov

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Hazardous marine condition(s):
Hazardous Weather Outlook


AMZ725-292215-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
1015 AM AST WED OCT 29 2008


THIS AFTERNOON
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET IN NORTH NORTHEAST SWELLS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET IN
NORTH NORTHEAST SWELLS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
IN NORTH NORTHEAST SWELLS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET IN
NORTH NORTHEAST SWELLS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
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