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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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2NM SSW New York NY

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Snow

NE 17kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Heavy Snow

N 21kt
< 1ft

Tuesday

Heavy Snow

N 19kt
< 1ft

Tuesday
Night

Light Snow Likely

NW 21kt
< 1ft

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 15kt
< 1ft

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Thursday

Chance Light Snow

Light Wind
< 1ft

Thursday
Night

Light Snow Likely

NW 6kt
< 1ft

Friday

Chance Light Snow

Winds IncreasingNW 15kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:29 am EST Jan 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am EST Jan 26, 2015-6pm EST Feb 1, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY

  • SynopsisA NOR'EASTER DEVELOPS ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TODAY. THIS STORM WILL AFFECT THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK IN ON WEDNESDAY...THEN A WEAKER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AFFECTS THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEK.
  • Today NE wind 14 to 17 kt. Periods of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight N wind 18 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday N wind 17 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow with widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night NW wind 16 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Light snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of light snow after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night S wind around 6 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Light snow likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday NW wind 7 to 10 kt increasing to 12 to 15 kt in the afternoon. A chance of light snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
*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.