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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Last Update: 651 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

14NM SSE Newport RI

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...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

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. N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Showers likely. Areas of fog this morning. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 6 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
Sun Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
Mon
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Tue
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 7 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 8 ft. A chance of showers. 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.

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: 651 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017
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