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Major nor'easter to affect northeastern U.S.

The stage is being set for a major nor'easter to affect parts of the Northeast Monday through Wednesday. This system will be responsible for heavy snowfall and strong winds, with blizzard conditions possible along coastal areas from New Jersey to Massachusetts. Blizzard Warnings are in effect along the coast from central New Jersey to the Canadian border.
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8NM WNW Metlakatla AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Isolated Showers

Light Wind
1ft

Low: 40 °F

Monday

Slight Chc Showers

NW 15kt
2-3ft

High: 46 °F

Monday
Night

Scattered Showers

NW 15kt
2-3ft

Low: 38 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

SE 15kt
1-3ft

High: 45 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain

SE 25kt
3-5ft

Low: 41 °F

Wednesday

Heavy Rain

SE 25kt
5ft

High: 47 °F

Wednesday
Night

Heavy Rain

SE 20kt
3-4ft

Low: 42 °F

Thursday

Rain Likely

SE 15kt
2-3ft

High: 48 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Rain

SE 20kt
2-4ft

Low: 44 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:45 pm AKST Jan 25, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am AKST Jan 26, 2015-6pm AKST Feb 1, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

  • SynopsisA RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF SUN NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MON. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRUSH THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE LATE MON INTO TUE AS AN ARCTIC FRONT STALLS OVER THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE.
  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Monday NW wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers before noon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Monday Night NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain, mainly after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Wednesday SE wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Wednesday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Thursday SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday Night SE wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
*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.