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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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7NM WSW Newport RI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Heavy Snow

NNE 32kt
3ft

Low: 22 °F

Storm Warning
Storm Warning

Tuesday

Heavy Snow

N 33ktWinds Decreasing
3ft

High: 24 °F

Storm Warning
Storm Warning

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely

NW 22ktWinds Decreasing
3ft

Low: 15 °F

Wednesday

Decreasing Clouds

NNW 13kt
2ft

High: 25 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

NNW 11kt
1-2ft

Low: 16 °F

Thursday

Slight Chc Snow

Light Wind
1ft

High: 32 °F

Thursday
Night

Snow Likely

S 7kt
1ft

Low: 28 °F

Friday

Snow Likely

Winds IncreasingWNW 12kt
Waves Building3ft

High: 37 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Snow

NW 16kt
3ft

Low: 17 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:35 am EST Jan 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Jan 27, 2015-6pm EST Feb 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH

  • SynopsisA RAPIDLY DEVELOPING STORM WILL MOVE UP THE NEW ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT AND TUESDAY BRINGING HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS AND SEAS BUILDING TO 30 FEET ACROSS THE EASTERN WATERS! THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING STORM AND MARINERS ARE URGED TO RETURN TO PORT IMMEDIATELY! THE STORM WILL FINALLY LIFT INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES ON WED...LOOSENING ITS GRIP ON OUR REGION. HIGH PRES BUILDS IN WED NIGHT INTO THU. ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS ON FRI FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES FOR SAT AND SUN.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Overnight NNE wind around 32 kt, with gusts as high as 55 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Tuesday N wind 30 to 33 kt decreasing to 25 to 28 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Tuesday Night NW wind 19 to 22 kt decreasing to 15 to 18 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Wednesday NNW wind 10 to 13 kt. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Night NNW wind 6 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Thursday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of snow showers after 5pm. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night S wind 5 to 7 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 7 to 12 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. Snow likely. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
  • Friday Night NW wind 13 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. A chance of snow. Seas around 3 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.