Heavy lake-effect snow continues across lower Great Lakes
Another round of heavy lake-effect snow is forecast for the Great Lakes through mid-day Friday. An additional 30 inches or more could fall in some locations, on top of the impressive amounts that have fallen already. This will result in very difficult or nearly impossible travel at times in the heaviest snow bands. The snow should taper off during the morning on Friday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
11NM ESE Nantucket MA
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
- SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING AND BE FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD AIR AND GUSTY W/NW WINDS THROUGH FRI. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS SAT THEN MOVE EAST ON SUN. LOW
PRES MOVING OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL BRING RAIN AND GUSTY SOUTH
WINDS SUN NIGHT AND MON. THE SYSTEM WILL LIFT NE TOWARD THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES ON TUE.
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.
- Tonight W wind around 21 kt, with gusts as high as 33 kt. Isolated showers before 8pm. Seas around 6 ft.
- Friday WNW wind around 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Sunny. Seas around 6 ft.
- Friday Night NW wind 19 to 22 kt decreasing to 15 to 18 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Saturday WNW wind 12 to 15 kt becoming WSW 15 to 18 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 27 kt. Sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Saturday Night WSW wind 18 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 33 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 6 ft.
- Sunday WSW wind 14 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
- Sunday Night S wind 10 to 13 kt becoming SSE 14 to 17 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. A chance of rain after 2am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Monday SSE wind 18 to 23 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain likely. Seas 5 ft building to 7 ft.
- Monday Night SW wind 15 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 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.
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Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
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These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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