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Major nor'easter to affect northeastern U.S.

The stage is being set for a major nor'easter to affect parts of the Northeast Monday through Wednesday. This system will be responsible for heavy snowfall and strong winds, with blizzard conditions possible along coastal areas from New Jersey to Massachusetts. Blizzard Warnings are in effect along the coast from central New Jersey to the Canadian border.
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Last Update: 845 PM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

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Waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA from 10 to 60 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisA HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY AND BECOME NORTHERLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LONGER PERIOD WESTERLY SWELLS WILL PROPAGATE ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK.
  • Tonight S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 8 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Mon S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves S 4 ft at 6 seconds...and W 8 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Mon Night SW winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tue S winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Tue Night S winds 5 kt. Waves W 5 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Thu N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W 8 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W 7 ft at 15 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA from 10 to 60 nm
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