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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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8NM SSE New York NY

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Snow

NNW 23kt
2-3ft

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Tonight

Chance Light Snow

NNW 18kt
2ft

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

NW 18kt
2ft

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

NNW 10ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Thursday

Slight Chc Light Snow

Winds IncreasingS 7kt
< 1ft

Thursday
Night

Light Snow Likely

WSW 12kt
1ft

Friday

Chance Flurries

Winds IncreasingNW 25kt
2-3ft

Friday
Night

Clear

NW 25ktWinds Decreasing
2-3ft

Saturday

Sunny

WNW 19kt
2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:23 am EST Jan 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 8am EST Jan 27, 2015-6pm EST Feb 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

  • 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 NNW wind 19 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 34 kt. Snow. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tonight NNW wind 15 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. A chance of light snow, mainly before 9pm. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wednesday NW wind 14 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Night NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of light snow after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night S wind 10 to 12 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Light snow likely. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday NW wind 15 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 kt. Scattered flurries before noon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Friday Night NW wind 22 to 25 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 kt. Clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Saturday WNW wind 14 to 19 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.