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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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8NM WNW Metlakatla AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Partly Sunny

NW 15kt
3ft

High: 47 °F

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

NW 15kt
2-3ft

Low: 38 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Winds IncreasingSE 10kt
1-2ft

High: 43 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 25kt
3-5ft

Low: 41 °F

Wednesday

Heavy Rain

SE 25kt
5ft

High: 47 °F

Wednesday
Night

Heavy Rain

SE 25kt
5ft

Low: 42 °F

Thursday

Heavy Rain

SE 20kt
2-4ft

High: 47 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

SE 10kt
1-2ft

Low: 42 °F

Friday

Cloudy

SE 10kt
1-2ft

High: 48 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:39 pm AKST Jan 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm 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 WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRUSH THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE LATE MON INTO TUE AS AN ARCTIC FRONT STALLS OVER THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE. LATE ON TUE A NEW LOW WILL ENTER THE GULF FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND PERSIST THROUGH WED.
  • This Afternoon NW wind around 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Tonight NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the morning. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely, 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 around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Thursday SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thursday Night SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Friday SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 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.