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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Last Update: 627 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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21NM SW Montauk NY

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST FRIDAY...

Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES CONTINUES TO LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE TO THE WEST BUILDS ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC STATES BY MORNING. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FRIDAY NIGHT...AND PASS THROUGH TOWARD DAYBREAK SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS SAT INTO SUN...THEN RETREAT TO THE NORTHEAST MONDAY.

Tonight
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt...diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Fri
W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft... Building to 5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat Night
NW winds around 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sun
NW winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Freezing spray.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
W winds around 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon...then increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening. Rain likely after midnight.
Tue
SE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the evening...then becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft...building to 12 to 16 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 627 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016
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