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Unsettled weather to continue today across the northern Plains and Midwest; severe weather possible Tuesday along Gulf Coast

Unsettled weather will continue today over the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest where wintry precipitation is forecast, with several inches of snow from South Dakota eastward into Minnesota and northern Michigan. A well-defined cold front will advance eastward with showers and storms developing along and ahead of it. Some storms along the Gulf Coast could become severe on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

4NM SW New London CT

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Rain

E 11kt
1ft

Tuesday

Rain

ENE 13ktWinds Decreasing
1-2ft

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

Light Wind
1ft

Wednesday

Heavy Rain

Winds IncreasingSW 15kt
< 1ft

Wednesday
Night

Heavy Rain

WNW 18kt
1ft

Christmas
Day

Rain Likely

Winds IncreasingW 21kt
Waves Building2ft

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

W 12kt
< 1ft

Friday

Sunny

W 8kt
1ft

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

WSW 6kt
1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:09 pm EST Dec 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 9pm EST Dec 22, 2014-6pm EST Dec 29, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisLOW PRES OFF HATTERAS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY N TO THE DELMARVA COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS JUST SE OF LONG ISLAND LATER TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. A MORE SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA WED THROUGH CHRISTMAS MORNING...WITH A COLD FRONT PASSING THROUGH DURING CHRISTMAS MORNING. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM LATE THU THROUGH FRI. A WEAK LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH ON SAT.
  • Tonight E wind 9 to 11 kt. Periods of rain or drizzle, mainly after 11pm. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday ENE wind 10 to 13 kt decreasing to 6 to 9 kt in the afternoon. Rain. Patchy fog. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday ESE wind 6 to 9 kt becoming SW 12 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night WNW wind 13 to 18 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Christmas Day SW wind 12 to 15 kt becoming W 18 to 21 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 kt. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less building to 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night W wind 9 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday W wind around 8 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night WSW wind around 6 kt. Partly cloudy. 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.