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Powerful nor'easter continues to affect areas across Northeast

The powerful nor'easter that brought moderate to heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions to the Northeast on Monday will continue to affect the region on Tuesday, with heavy snow and blizzard conditions expected from eastern Long Island to Maine as the system slowly moves to the northeast. Snow and strong winds will being tapering off from south to north Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
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Last Update: 117 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

  • Rest Of Tonight NW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Light freezing spray. A chance of snow showers.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray.
  • Wed Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Thu NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thu Night S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Fri SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Fri Night NW winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
  • Sat NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
  • Sat Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
  • Sun W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island
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