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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
11NM ESE Boston MA
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
- SynopsisA RAPIDLY DEVELOPING STORM WILL MOVE UP THE NEW ENGLAND COAST
TONIGHT AND TUESDAY BRINGING HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS AND SEAS
BUILDING TO 30 FEET ACROSS THE EASTERN WATERS! THIS IS A DANGEROUS
AND LIFE THREATENING STORM AND MARINERS ARE URGED TO RETURN TO PORT
IMMEDIATELY! THE STORM WILL FINALLY LIFT INTO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES ON WED...LOOSENING ITS GRIP ON OUR REGION. HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN WED NIGHT INTO THU. ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
WATERS ON FRI FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES FOR SAT AND SUN.
FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR
FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE
CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
- Overnight NNE wind around 36 kt, with gusts as high as 60 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas around 6 ft.
- Tuesday N wind 35 to 38 kt decreasing to 32 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 11 ft building to 13 ft.
- Tuesday Night NNW wind 25 to 28 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 42 kt. Snow, mainly before 1am. Seas 17 ft subsiding to 6 ft.
- Wednesday NW wind 15 to 19 kt. A slight chance of snow before 10am. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
- Wednesday Night NW wind 13 to 16 kt decreasing to 10 to 13 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Thursday NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Thursday Night S wind 7 to 9 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Seas around 1 ft.
- Friday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 7 to 12 kt in the morning. Snow likely. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Friday Night NW wind 15 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 2 to 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.
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.
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.
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