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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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11NM ESE Boston MA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Heavy Snow

NNE 36kt
6ft

Low: 26 °F

Storm Warning
Storm Warning

Tuesday

Heavy Snow

N 38ktWinds Decreasing
Waves Building13ft

High: 27 °F

Storm Warning
Storm Warning

Tuesday
Night

Snow

NNW 28ktWinds Decreasing
17ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 16 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chc Snow

NW 19kt
8ftWaves Subsiding

High: 25 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

NW 16ktWinds Decreasing
2-3ft

Low: 16 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
1-2ft

High: 30 °F

Thursday
Night

Snow Likely

S 9kt
1ft

Low: 27 °F

Friday

Snow Likely

Winds IncreasingWNW 12kt
1-2ft

High: 37 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Snow

NW 18kt
2-3ft

Low: 17 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:35 am EST Jan 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am EST Jan 27, 2015-6pm EST Feb 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

...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.

*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.