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Strong storm system to bring unsettled weather from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes through Wednesday

A strong storm system will bring potential for severe weather, heavy rainfall and flooding, and heavy snow from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes through Wednesday. Severe storms are possible Tuesday across the Gulf Coast states with damaging winds as the primary threat, however a tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Southeast through Wednesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

3NM SE New London CT

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Rain

E 12kt
1ft

Tuesday

Rain

ENE 14ktWinds Decreasing
1-2ft

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

N 6kt
1ft

Wednesday

Heavy Rain

Winds IncreasingSW 12kt
< 1ft

Wednesday
Night

Heavy Rain

W 15kt
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

Light Wind
1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:09 pm EST Dec 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10pm 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 10 to 12 kt. Periods of rain or drizzle, mainly after 11pm. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday ENE wind 11 to 14 kt decreasing to 7 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Rain. Patchy fog. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night N wind around 6 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday ESE wind 6 to 9 kt becoming SW 9 to 12 kt in the afternoon. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night W wind 13 to 15 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 10 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday W wind 6 to 8 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. 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.