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Active weather pattern on Sunday brings the threat of wintry weather to several parts of the U.S

A few areas of active weather are expected on Sunday. The first will be in the Southwest, as locally heavy rain and mountain snow is possible in portions of California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. Further east, wintry weather is possible over a large portion of the country. Numerous winter weather products have been issued from the southern Plains to New England.
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8NM ESE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Light Wind
2ft

Low: 22 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow

Winds IncreasingSSW 9kt
2ft

High: 33 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain/Snow

S 10kt
2-3ft

Low: 31 °F

Monday

Chance Rain/Snow

Winds IncreasingWNW 21kt
Waves Building6ft

High: 37 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 20kt
7ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 23 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chc Snow

NW 16ktWinds Decreasing
2-3ft

High: 33 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow/Sleet

Winds IncreasingS 17kt
Waves Building5ft

Low: 31 °F

Wednesday

Rain Likely

WSW 19kt
Waves Building8ft

High: 43 °F

Wednesday
Night

Snow/Sleet

WSW 15kt
6-7ft

Low: 31 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:56 pm EST Feb 28, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11pm EST Feb 28, 2015-6pm EST Mar 7, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisHIGH PRES OVERHEAD WILL SHIFT EAST OF THE WATERS ON SUN AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS ON MON. ANOTHER HIGH PRES SYSTEM WILL BUILD IN MON NIGHT...SHIFTING EAST OF THE REGION TUE AFTERNOON. THEN A LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL PASS WELL WEST OF THE WATERS ON WED WITH ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT CROSSING THE REGION WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL FOLLOW THU AND FRI.

    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 Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sunday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW 5 to 9 kt in the morning. A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night S wind 7 to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Snow before midnight, then rain and snow. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Monday WNW wind 13 to 16 kt increasing to 18 to 21 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 kt. A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and noon. Seas 4 ft building to 6 ft.
  • Monday Night NW wind 16 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 37 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
  • Tuesday NW wind 11 to 16 kt becoming WNW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. A slight chance of snow after 4pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday Night S wind 9 to 12 kt increasing to 14 to 17 kt after midnight. Rain, snow, and sleet likely before 2am, then rain and sleet likely between 2am and 3am, then rain likely after 3am. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft.
  • Wednesday WSW wind 17 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Rain likely. Seas 6 ft building to 8 ft.
  • Wednesday Night WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Rain, snow, and sleet likely. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

*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.