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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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Last Update: 246 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...BRINGING OUR LOCAL WINDS TO NORTH. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. THIS HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA SUNDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST BY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...CREATING AN EPISODE OF MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS AGAIN AS THIS FRONT MOVES ACROSS OUR REGION ON MONDAY. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight North winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
  • Saturday Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
  • Saturday Night Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
  • Sunday South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet after midnight. Scattered showers.
  • Monday West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Scattered showers.
  • Monday Night North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
  • Tuesday Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
  • Tuesday Night East winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening...then scattered showers after midnight.
  • Wednesday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM
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