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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

7NM SSE Craig AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Chance Showers

SSW 10ktWinds Decreasing
1-2ft

Low: 40 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

NE 15kt
2-3ft

High: 46 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

N 15kt
3ft

Low: 36 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

S 10kt
2ft

High: 45 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain

SE 25kt
4-5ft

Low: 41 °F

Wednesday

Rain

SE 30kt
6ft

High: 49 °F

Wednesday
Night

Rain

SE 25ktWinds Decreasing
5ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 43 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain

S 10kt
2ft

High: 47 °F

Thursday
Night

Cloudy

Winds IncreasingESE 25kt
3-5ft

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: 2:12 pm AKST Jan 25, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6pm AKST Jan 25, 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.
  • Tonight SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Monday NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Monday Night N wind around 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Tuesday NNW wind around 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain, mainly after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Wednesday SE wind around 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas around 6 ft.
  • Wednesday Night SE wind 20 to 25 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
  • Thursday S wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night ESE wind 15 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Cloudy. Seas 3 to 5 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.