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Major nor'easter to affect northeastern U.S.

The stage is being set for a major nor'easter to affect parts of the Northeast Monday through Wednesday. This system will be responsible for heavy snowfall and strong winds, with blizzard conditions possible along coastal areas from New Jersey to Massachusetts. Blizzard Warnings are in effect along the coast from central New Jersey to the Canadian border.
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8NM WSW New London CT

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Slight Chc Snow

NNE 7kt
1-2ft

Monday

Snow Likely

NE 18kt
2ft

Monday
Night

Heavy Snow

Winds IncreasingNNE 30kt
Waves Building5ft

Storm Warning
Storm Warning

Tuesday

Heavy Snow

N 30kt
4ft

Storm Warning
Storm Warning

Tuesday
Night

Snow

NNW 28ktWinds Decreasing
3-4ft

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

NNW 17kt
2ft

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NNW 13ktWinds Decreasing
1-2ft

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

Thursday
Night

Chance Snow

Light Wind
1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:57 pm EST Jan 25, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EST Jan 26, 2015-6pm EST Feb 1, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT TONIGHT. THE CENTER OF THIS HIGH PASSES TO TO THE NORTH MONDAY AS AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST. THIS NOREASTER WILL AFFECT THE WATERS LATE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK IN ON WEDNESDAY...THEN A WEAKER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IMPACTS THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEK.
  • Overnight NNE wind around 7 kt. A slight chance of snow after 3am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Monday NE wind 14 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Monday Night NNE wind 21 to 24 kt increasing to 27 to 30 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 kt. Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
  • Tuesday N wind 28 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 44 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tuesday Night NNW wind 25 to 28 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 kt. Snow, mainly before midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Wednesday NNW wind 15 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Night NNW wind 10 to 13 kt decreasing to 7 to 10 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Thursday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow. 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.