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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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26NM ESE Newport RI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Chance Snow

NW 29kt
5ft

Low: 18 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Saturday

Chance Snow

NW 28kt
5ft

High: 23 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

WNW 25ktWinds Decreasing
4-5ft

Low: 18 °F

Sunday

Slight Chc Snow

WNW 16kt
3-4ft

High: 31 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow

ENE 13kt
2-3ft

Low: 23 °F

Monday

Heavy Snow

Winds IncreasingNNE 23kt
Waves Building6ft

High: 33 °F

Monday
Night

Snow Likely

NNW 27ktWinds Decreasing
5-6ft

Low: 14 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 17ktWinds Decreasing
4ft

High: 23 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

W 11kt
3ft

Low: 19 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:52 am EST Jan 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 3am EST Jan 31, 2015-6pm EST Feb 6, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



  • Overnight NW wind around 29 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. A chance of snow, mainly before 4am. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Saturday NW wind 26 to 28 kt, with gusts as high as 42 kt. A chance of snow, mainly before 8am. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Saturday Night WNW wind 22 to 25 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Sunday WNW wind 12 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. A slight chance of snow after 5pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday Night NW wind 9 to 13 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Snow, mainly after 1am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Monday ENE wind 16 to 19 kt becoming NNE 20 to 23 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
  • Monday Night NNW wind 24 to 27 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 kt. Snow likely before 11pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Tuesday NNW wind 14 to 17 kt becoming NW 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tuesday Night W wind 9 to 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

*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.