Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest.

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

21NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    E 9kt

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Rain Likely

    E 11kt

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingSSE 25kt
    Waves Building9ft

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    SSW 18kt

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday


    WSW 20kt

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 20kt

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday


    NW 22kt

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Clear

    NW 23kt
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 21 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:18 pm EST Jan 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 21, 2018-6pm EST Jan 28, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ200-220700- 116 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Large high pressure will remain S of the waters today. Low pres will pass well W of the region late Monday, but its associated front will bring periods of rain and gusty southerly winds Mon night into Tue. Winds will shift to W to NW and remain gusty Wed and Thu. 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. $$

Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
SE wind 5 to 9 kt becoming E in the afternoon. A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday Night
E wind around 11 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Rain likely, mainly before 8pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
SSE wind 14 to 19 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 kt. Rain, mainly before 5pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind around 18 kt becoming WSW in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
WSW wind around 20 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 kt. Sunny. Seas around 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 5 ft.
NW wind 20 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas around 6 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 19 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.

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.


  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.
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Point Forecast: 42.38°N 70.35°W
Last Update: 1:18 pm EST Jan 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 21, 2018-6pm EST Jan 28, 2018
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