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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
7NM SSE Craig AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 2:55 am AKST Jan 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am AKST Jan 26, 2015-6pm AKST Feb 1, 2015
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 NNE wind 10 to 20 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 4 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 sunny. 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. 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. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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.
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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