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Winter storm will bring variety of hazards to parts of southern, eastern U.S.

A cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of weather hazards from the southern Plains to New England on Wednesday. Rain is expected from Texas across parts of the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain possible along a band behind the cold front, which will move southeastward as the day progresses. Snow is expected from the southern Rockies to New England.
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Last Update: 342 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast




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

  • SynopsisSEVERAL WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEASTWARD ALONG A COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARY TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. THIS COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL GIVE WAY TO AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY. FOR THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK, WE WILL ALTERNATE BETWEEN AREAS OF HIGH PRESSURE AND COLD FRONTS MOVING THROUGH THE REGION.
  • Tonight W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. rain until early morning...then snow...sleet and rain late.
  • Thu N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. snow. Light freezing spray likely in the late morning and early afternoon.
  • Thu Night N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. freezing spray likely.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. ..becoming mainly in NE with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the afternoon. Freezing spray likely until late afternoon.
  • Fri Night W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray likely after midnight.
  • Sat SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray likely in the morning.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun W winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm
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