Jose Continues to Bring Dangerous Surf and Rip Currents to the East Coast

Post Tropical Jose continues to meander and slowly weaken off the coast of southern New England. Heavy rains bands and thunderstorms are expected to produce 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall and tropical-storm-force winds. Swells from Jose will bring the risk of dangerous surf and rip current conditions for much of the U.S. East Coast for the next several days.
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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

21NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    NNE 23kt
    11ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chc Showers

    NNE 16kt
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 7kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    N 7ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SSE 6ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    2-3ft

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SE 6kt
    2ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 8kt
    2ft

    High: 67 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:56 am EDT Sep 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Sep 22, 2017-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2017

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Synopsis: ANZ200-222300- 650 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Tropical Storm Jose well southeast of Nantucket will slowly drift west and weaken over the next few days. Strong winds and chaotic seas continue today, but then diminish later today through the weekend. Scattered rain bands will persist, especially across the southern half of the waters, then diminish over the weekend. A ridge of high pressure may build over the waters for Sunday and Monday. Hurricane Maria may approach the southern waters the middle of next week. 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. $$

Today
Tropical storm conditions possible. NNE wind 23 to 28 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. Showers likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog after noon. Seas 15 ft subsiding to 13 ft.
Tonight
NNE wind 19 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. A chance of showers. Areas of fog. Seas 11 ft subsiding to 8 ft.
Saturday
NNE wind 12 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. A slight chance of showers before noon. Areas of fog between 11am and noon. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
NE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming N after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday Night
SSE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
SE wind around 6 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
ENE wind 6 to 8 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 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.

*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: 42.38°N 70.35°W
Last Update: 6:56 am EDT Sep 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Sep 22, 2017-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2017
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