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Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday

A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
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26NM ESE Newport RI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Snow/Sleet

NW 11kt
4ft

Low: 29 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Thursday

Snow

NNW 12kt
4ft

High: 32 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Thursday
Night

Chance Snow

NNW 14kt
4ft

Low: 20 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Sunny

N 14ktWinds Decreasing
2-3ft

High: 28 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

WSW 12kt
2-3ft

Low: 23 °F

Saturday

Sunny

WSW 16kt
3ft

High: 36 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

W 16kt
3ft

Low: 31 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

W 10kt
2-3ft

High: 39 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

W 11kt
3-4ft

Low: 31 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:01 pm EST Mar 4, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Mar 5, 2015-6pm EDT Mar 11, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



  • Overnight NW wind around 11 kt. Snow and sleet. Patchy freezing fog. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Thursday NNW wind 10 to 12 kt. Snow, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Thursday Night NNW wind 11 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. A chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday N wind 9 to 14 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Friday Night WSW wind 7 to 12 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Saturday WSW wind 13 to 16 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Saturday Night W wind 11 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Sunday W wind 7 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday Night W wind 8 to 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 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.