Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

8NM ESE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Snow

    Winds IncreasingN 6kt
    2ft

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    Winds IncreasingNW 25kt
    Waves Building5ft

    High: 27 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    NW 27kt
    7ft

    Low: 7 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    NW 24ktWinds Decreasing
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 17ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Chance Snow

    S 9kt
    2ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingSSE 20kt
    Waves Building3ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingSSE 29kt
    Waves Building9ft

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SSE 29kt
    Waves Building13ft

    Low: 40 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:29 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: AN OCEAN STORM WILL TRACK OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL USHER VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND NORTHWEST GALES TO THE WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY ALONG WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR SAT INTO SUNDAY. AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL MOVE FROM VIRGINIA TO NEW YORK STATE OR WESTERN NEW ENGLAND BY LATE TUE AND POSSIBLY BRING SOUTHERLY GALE FORCE WINDS TO THE WATERS.

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Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N around 6 kt after midnight. Snow. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 14 to 19 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 24 to 27 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas around 7 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 21 to 24 kt decreasing to 18 to 21 kt in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 9 to 12 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Washington's Birthday
W wind 6 to 9 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind 11 to 14 kt increasing to 17 to 20 kt after midnight. A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of rain. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Tuesday
SSE wind 23 to 26 kt increasing to 26 to 29 kt in the afternoon. Rain likely. Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSE wind 27 to 29 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 46 kt. Rain likely. Seas 10 ft building to 13 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.21°N 69.95°W
Last Update: 6:29 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
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