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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

5NM S Chiswell Islands AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Snow Likely

NE 15kt
4-5ft

Low: 29 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow

NE 15kt
4-5ft

High: 36 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow

NE 20kt
5-6ft

Low: 32 °F

Wednesday

Snow

NNE 20kt
Waves Building10ft

High: 38 °F

Wednesday
Night

Rain/Snow

NE 20kt
7-9ft

Low: 35 °F

Thursday

Rain/Snow Likely

ENE 15kt
5-7ft

High: 40 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Rain

ENE 10kt
5ft

Low: 36 °F

Friday

Chance Rain

NE 15kt
5-6ft

High: 41 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Rain

NE 20kt
6-7ft

Low: 36 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:31 pm AKST Jan 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am AKST Jan 27, 2015-6pm AKST Feb 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

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

  • SynopsisA NORTHWARD MOVING FRONT WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHWEST GULF TUE MORNING AND IMPACT THE NORTH GULF COAST WED MORNING BEFORE DISSIPATING DURING THE DAY WED.
  • Overnight NE wind around 15 kt. Snow showers likely. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Tuesday NE wind around 15 kt. Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Tuesday Night NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Scattered snow showers. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Wednesday NNE wind around 20 kt. Snow. Seas 7 ft building to 10 ft.
  • Wednesday Night NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 9pm. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
  • Thursday ENE wind 5 to 15 kt. Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after noon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Thursday Night ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Friday NE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Friday Night NE wind around 20 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 6 to 7 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.