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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 306 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

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Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

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


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL SURGE FROM THE NORTH TONIGHT. YET ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS FROM THE NORTH FRIDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE WEST GULF ALONG A FRONTAL BOUNDARY SUNDAY.
  • Tonight North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 3 seconds.
  • Wednesday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 3 seconds.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 5 seconds.
  • Thursday Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 5 seconds.
  • Thursday Night West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
  • Friday Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
  • Friday Night East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
  • Saturday East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
  • Saturday Night Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Chance of showers.
  • Sunday South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely.
  • Sunday Night North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm
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