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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: 538 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...



  • SynopsisINTENSE LOW PRES SE OF LONG ISLAND WILL PASS E OF CAPE COD TODAY...AND HEAD TOWARD NOVA SCOTIA TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BACK IN ON WED...THEN A WEAKER LOW WILL AFFECT THE REGION THU NIGHT INTO FRI. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE LOW THROUGH SAT.
  • Today NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Gusts up to 55 kt...decreasing to 45 kt this afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft...subsiding to 7 to 10 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less...increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.
  • Tonight NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Light snow likely this evening.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Wed Night N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thu N winds around 5 kt...becoming E late in the morning...then becoming S early in the afternoon and increasing to around 10 kt late. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thu Night S winds around 10 kt early...becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft...building to 4 to 6 ft. Light snow likely.
  • Fri NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Scattered flurries in the daytime. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sat NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm
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