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Powerful nor'easter continues to affect areas across Northeast

The powerful nor'easter that brought moderate to heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions to the Northeast on Monday will continue to affect the region on Tuesday, with heavy snow and blizzard conditions expected from eastern Long Island to Maine as the system slowly moves to the northeast. Snow and strong winds will being tapering off from south to north Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
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Last Update: 126 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

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



  • SynopsisA STRONG COASTAL LOW LIFTS NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE DELMARVA COAST INTO NEW ENGLAND TODAY...THEN MOVES INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT CROSSES THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
  • Rest Of Today N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds... Subsiding to 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds late.
  • Tonight NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Light freezing spray after midnight.
  • Wed NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 25 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft... Subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Light freezing spray in the morning.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Thu N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
  • Thu Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
  • Fri NW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
  • Sat NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm
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