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East Coast winter storm forecast to impact Thanksgiving holiday travel

A storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday into early Thursday. Heavy snow is likely to begin in the central Appalachians early Wednesday morning, spreading northeast through the interior Mid-Atlantic into New England by Wednesday night. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for these areas.
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9NM NNE Sandusky OH

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Chance Rain/Snow

WSW 38ktWinds Decreasing
5ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 32 °F
Water: 39 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Tuesday

Chance Snow

WSW 26ktWinds Decreasing
2-3ft

High: 35 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

WSW 16ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Low: 29 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 35 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chc Snow

Winds IncreasingWNW 11kt
< 1ft

Low: 30 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Snow

W 15kt
1ft

High: 35 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

WNW 16kt
1ft

Low: 24 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

WNW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 32 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

SSW 12kt
< 1ft

Low: 32 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:55 pm EST Nov 24, 2014
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Nov 24, 2014-6pm EST Dec 1, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight WSW wind 33 to 38 kt decreasing to 27 to 32 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 kt. A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 3am, then a chance of flurries. Waves 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday WSW wind 23 to 26 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 kt. A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance for flurries before ending. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday Night WSW wind 11 to 16 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 6 to 11 kt in the evening. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thanksgiving Day W wind 12 to 15 kt. A chance of snow showers. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night WNW wind 12 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 1 ft.
  • Friday WNW wind 6 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SSW wind 8 to 12 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 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.