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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: 419 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...



  • SynopsisA STRONG COASTAL LOW TRACKS TO NEAR NOVA SCOTIA TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILD IN FROM THE WEST THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN RETREATS TO THE NORTHEAST THURSDAY. A CLIPPER SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE THURSDAY...THEN IMPACTS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN SLIDES TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY.
  • Tonight NW winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late this evening. Gusts up to 35 kt this evening...then up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Snow likely early this evening...then a chance of snow late this evening. A slight chance of snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm until early morning.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thu Night S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Light snow likely...mainly after midnight.
  • Fri W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt...becoming NW 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of light snow in the morning.
  • Fri Night NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon and evening...then becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow through the night. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.



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Zone Area Forecast for Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm
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