Waldoboro, Maine WebCam - Weather - Tides - Time
Sampson Cove - Slaigo Brook - Thomas Hill - Lincoln County ME
The above view is
facing South - South - West 220 degrees true
To better visualize the view, refer to the map by clicking HERE ....
Webcam is operational sunrise to sunset.
At the end of useful daylight, the last image is left on the server until operation resumes at next sunrise.
Also check out the new Live PuddyCam on our company cat page ! http://www.videointerchange.com/cats.htm
Prediction Data - Calculated in Real Time - Recalculated every 10 minutes
(the "+" denotes the current point on the tidal wave, which remains in a fixed center position on the graph & depicts the time at last calculation.
The tidal "wave" relative to it, moves from right to left over time. The white and grey sky represent the demarcation between daylight & darkness
The red "tick marks" on the time line (if any), depict those periods where high tides are predicted to be in excess of 10 feet
The Red Line depicts the mean High tide, and the Dark Green is the mean Low Tide
Light Blue=Rising Water, Dark Blue=Falling Water, White=Daylight, Grey=Darkness
Tide information presented here must NOT be relied on for navigational purposes or where inaccurate information may result in damage to property, or result in injury .
The database from which the calculations are derived, has not been certified. Software crashes and power outages can render the data stale or obsolete. Always check
the "Time Now" on the display to see if the calculation is current.. Even so, we make no representation as to the accuracy of the data.
Tide & weather data presented on this site is intended for general interest only. Use entirely at your own risk !
Maine Weather and Historical Graphs
(Updated every 15 minutes)
The current wind gust under the wind
rose, is based on the highest detected wind speed over the past 15
The Weather Station rundown also updates every 15 minutes beginning on the hour
Wind Run so far Today in Miles
Annual total to date since Jan 1st
Annual Average Rainfall: 48.03"
Based on data collected 1971 to
Today's Heating & Degrees running total since Midnight
For this stations' historical data, this link will take you to the Weather Underground that archives this station's data: CLICK HERE
For station information including pictures, equipment, server info, siting, climatological data, News, Status, Conversions etc: CLICK HERE
Sunrise - Sunset - Length of day and Change -
for Waldoboro, ME 04572
For the complete Sunrise Sunset annual tables CLICK HERE
This National Radar Loop is full size to provide the maximum detail. Scroll to region of interest !
To view the entire US in a new window, click on the image below !
Click on the above image to open a full screen image in a separate window
To convert UTC (Greenwich Mean Time) to Easter Daylight time: subtract 4 hrs or 5 hrs for Eastern Standard Time
Right click on Flash Movie above to zoom in and pan...
We sometimes switch over to the Caribou, ME (KCBW) or Boston, MA (KBOX) radars if the Portland, ME (KGYX) radar or it's server is down
Internet Explorer has a problem refreshing the cache for the Flash movie. Only two work-a-rounds I'm aware of... The first is to go to Tools - Internet Options - Browsing History... Then select "Every Time I Visit the Web Page". Now each time you refresh the page, everything gets refreshed. Just remember to set it back to "Automatically" afterwards. The other equally "in-elegant" solution is to simply close and re-open Internet Explorer each time you desire to refresh the Flash movie cache. Firefox and Opera browsers don't exhibit the problem by honoring the "No Cache" meta directives or any Pragma directives.. Perhaps Microsoft after 8 attempts to address the issue, will finally get it right by the time IE 9 is rolled out. Don't think I'd bet the farm on it though....
Time Lapse Sky & Weather Conditions
This is a Flash Movie File that requires you have a Adobe Flash Player installed on your system
Weather Movie updates every hour on the hour sunrise to sunset
Flash Movie Archives
To view any of the
archived Flash movies,
You will be directed to the wxarchive folder which is organized by Year, month and day.
Filenames are by date and follow the convention yymmdd.swf
(This is a relatively new feature - the earliest movie date is March 8, 2009)
To return here, click back or return in your browser..
Time Lapse Weather Movies
are all 640x480 Flash Movie Files
The First Movie of the day is generated approximately one hour before sunrise and then hourly thereafter.
Depending on the length of day and image content, file size can grow to be as much as 10mb
An image is captured every 30 seconds and played back at rate of 15 frames/second
Exposure and gamma are now optimized for the best sky & cloud contrast
The hi-res image at the top of the page is a separate Olympus Digital Camera
that captures and saves an image once every ten minutes...
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(Click the underlined link above - page will open in a new window)
Banned IP Addresses
Users who abuse this on-line weather station by continuously refreshing the page every several minutes or less by automated means, get "rewarded" by having their IP address being permanently banned from accessing the entire site... There is simply no need to pound away at the server 24/7.... Even in New England, the weather does not change all that fast ! All it does is eat up bandwidth, creates horrendously large log files and slows things down for everyone else... Regretfully, the only quick way to resolve this is to ban the offending ip addresses from accessing any of our servers.
No WarningsCurrent 7 Day Forecast: (polled for updates every 2 hrs
NOTE: Some browsers do not handle SSI (Server Side
You can always click the following links directly.
Warnings & Advisories
7 Day Forecast
Quick Links to the other related pages...
* * Weather almanacs, hi's/ low's - Interpreting
About the Station
Snow Maps, Station Siting Standards, Station Pictures,
Degree Fahrenheit/Celsius Conversions, Wind Chill Calculator,
Sunrise-Sunset-Length of day table
Waldoboro Local History - Local Climate - Photo's of our
property - Local Tides and explanations - Time Lapse Tidal
Changes - and more ! CLICK HERE
- Heating with Coal - Advantages / Disadvantages
Tips on Purchasing - Barometric Dampers - BTU Equivalency
and more... CLICK HERE
Energy Audits - Conservation
- Having performed energy
audits for many of the country's leading Corps. using Infrared
Thermography and other tools, here's what we discovered.
There's many simple things any homeowner can do
themselves to save a bundle, for little or no money ! CLICK HERE
About The WebCam
Black - No Image
The webcam occasionally goes off line at random times, where all that's viewable is a black jpg image. Turns out the kittens (now adult cats) just love playing with the cables, and so far, no amount of other cat toy diversions or serious discussions with them on the matter, has had the least effect (like most other discussions, coming to think of it).... Short of running all the cables in metal conduit and enclosing the camera in an explosion proof steel plated housing (both impractical), no other solution comes quickly to mind. So, I know when I'm beat.
Until they outgrow their boundless energy which hasn't happened so far, or they replace the webcam with something better on their long list of other fun things to trash that must be revisited and "checked off" every few days, expect a black webcam screen from time to time !
Kishka's kittens typically operate in roving gangs of 3 at once. It often amounts to a highly efficient coordinated assault that would do any Military Commander proud. So whenever you see a black webcam image, just imagine the mayhem and destructive forces at play going on behind the scenes ! Whatever you can imagine (and it will probably be quite a bit) will probably pale in comparison to the reality !
1024x768 Images are captured & transferred directly to our local server once every minute - between the hours of sunrise and sunset using a "retired" Olympus C-730 "Ultra Zoom" 3 MP digital Camera. Images are uploaded at a reduced resolution of 1024x768, which seems to be a reasonable compromise between those
with dial-up and broadband connections. Even so, a broadband connection makes for a far better experience. The image before being saved is Time and Date Stamped, along with the Temp, Humidity, Wind Speed/Direction, Barometric Pressure and trend which is acquired from the weather station database.
Compressing the images into a Flash Movie is cpu intensive, so movies are updated on average about once every two hours.
During the hours of darkness, the WebCam is not active. However the last image of the day is normally left on the server until webcam operation resumes the next morning. From time to time, we make changes to the camera zoom and view of the cove, or (truth be known) when we accidently bump into the camera !
The Webcam camera is controlled by Sebectec's camera controller: http://www.sebectec.com/samples/index.htm
The Puddycam camera on the cat page, is controlled by Pine Tree Computing's Camera Controller: http://www.pinetreecomputing.com/camctl.asp
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