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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Last Update: 727 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN WELL OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST THROUGH SATURDAY...WHILE POLAR HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON SUNDAY AS DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE OHIO VALLEY. THE LOW PASSES SOUTH OF THE WATERS MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TUESDAY AND THEN EAST OF THE WATERS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight NW winds 25 to 35 kt...becoming 30 to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Freezing spray late this evening and overnight.
  • Sat NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Freezing spray.
  • Sat Night NW winds 25 to 30 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Sun W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft...building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm...decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.
  • Mon NE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Snow with a chance of freezing rain or sleet. Vsby 1 nm or less...increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.
  • Mon Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft...subsiding to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of snow... Freezing rain and sleet in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 ft.
  • Wed W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow and rain after midnight.



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Zone Area Forecast for Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm
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