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Snow winding down in the Northeast; heavy rainfall in the Northwest

Happy Thanksgiving! Conditions will continue to improve throughout Thanksgiving Day across New England as the nor'easter moves away from the coast. Meanwhile, the Pacific Northwest will remain wet due to a series of Pacific storm systems. Flood Watches remain in effect for parts of Washington state through Friday.
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Last Update: 1037 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

  • SynopsisWEAK HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK LOW WILL PASS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS TONIGHT AND EARLY FRI. HIGH PRES CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHEAST U.S. FRI WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS SAT...THEN E OF THE WATERS SUNDAY AND MON.

    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.
  • This Afternoon NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Tonight N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Snow showers likely with a chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Fri Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Mon W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Mon Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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.




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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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
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