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Mix of precipitation forecast for much of eastern, southern U.S.

A system moving across the Great Lakes will bring a mix of precipitation from the southern Plains to New England on Tuesday. Rain is forecast from TX across the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain, sleet and/or mixed precipitation from the Midwest across the Ohio Valley and Central Appalachians. Snow is forecast from the northern Plains across the Great Lakes into New England.
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Last Update: 920 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK WELL NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...PRECEDED BY A WARM FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH WEAK WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE RIDING ALONG IT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST INTO FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST SATURDAY...THEN CROSSES THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN ON SUNDAY.
  • Overnight SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain or freezing rain late this evening...then rain.
  • Wed W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Light rain likely.
  • Wed Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain in the evening...then snow...sleet and rain after midnight.
  • Thu N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.
  • Thu Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Fri N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Fri Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 ft or less...then 2 to 3 ft after midnight.
  • Sat SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.



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