High Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents to Continue for Eastern U.S. Coastline from Jose; Major Hurricane Maria tears through the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Jose will continue to produce dangerous surf conditions and rip currents along the Northeast Coast during the next day or two. Meanwhile, dangerous Major Hurricane Maria is moving through the Caribbean, where significant impacts are expected Wednesday.
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Last Update: 405 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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20NM SE Gloucester MA

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...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
Synopsis: ANZ200-210900- 405 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Tropical Storm Jose will become nearly stationary southeast of the waters over the next few days and slowly weaken. Mariners can expect the highest winds and heavier rain bands across the waters off the south coast through Friday morning. Mariners should monitor the latest forecasts from the National Hurricane Center at www.nhc.noaa.gov. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Tonight
Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers. Isolated tstms this evening. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Thu
Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 16 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Thu Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 17 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri
Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 16 ft, subsiding to 13 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri Night
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 12 ft, subsiding to 9 ft after midnight.
Sat
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 405 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017
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