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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

21NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Showers

    N 13kt
    3ft

    High: 42 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingN 14kt
    2ft

    Low: 34 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    N 18kt
    Waves Building5ft

    High: 37 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    Winds IncreasingN 20kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 17ktWinds Decreasing
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingSSW 19kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    SW 23ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 18kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 19ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft

    High: 45 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:59 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



Synopsis: DISTURBANCES ALONG AN OFFSHORE COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS TO THE WATERS THIS MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT. THIS WILL ALSO BRING INCREASING NORTH WINDS TO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER NEW ENGLAND SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE THEN RACES EAST ACROSS SOUTHERN QUEBEC MONDAY DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS BRIEFLY ON TUESDAY.

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.

Today
N wind 8 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Showers, mainly before 10am. Patchy fog before noon. Seas around 3 ft.
Tonight
N wind 5 to 8 kt increasing to 11 to 14 kt after midnight. A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
N wind 15 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers. Patchy fog after 2pm. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
N wind 11 to 14 kt increasing to 17 to 20 kt after midnight. A chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Sunday
N wind 14 to 17 kt becoming WNW 8 to 11 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
SSW wind 12 to 15 kt increasing to 16 to 19 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday
SW wind 20 to 23 kt decreasing to 16 to 19 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
Monday Night
WSW wind 15 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday
WNW wind 16 to 19 kt decreasing to 11 to 14 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 kt. Mostly sunny. 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.

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Point Forecast: 42.38°N 70.35°W
Last Update: 3:59 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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