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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1012 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to West End of Seven Mile Bridge

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

  • SynopsisNORTHWEST TO NORTH BREEZES WILL FRESHEN LATE TONIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF A REINFORCING COLD FRONT. A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES WILL DROP SOUTHWARD WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SUPPORTING FRESH NORTHEAST TO EAST BREEZES.

    THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF JANUARY TWENTY-FIRST...

    30 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 7 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 5 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. LESS THAN 1 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

    GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Overnight Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy.
  • Wednesday North winds 15 to 20 knots...decreasing to near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy...becoming a moderate chop.
  • Wednesday Night Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy.
  • Thursday Northeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop.
  • Thursday Night And Friday Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.
  • Friday Night Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.
  • Saturday East winds near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop.
  • Saturday Night East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop.



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Zone Area Forecast for Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to West End of Seven Mile Bridge
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