Powerful Nor'easter To Deliver Impacts To The East Coast

A powerful Nor'easter is expected to develop off the Mid-Atlantic coastline on Friday before impacting eastern parts of the Northeast and New England this weekend. Numerous hazards are likely from heavy snow, with significant accumulations across eastern Long Island/New England, to gusty winds and coastal issues. In fact, the combination of the snow and winds may result in blizzard conditions.

Last Update: 728 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

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9NM SE Chincoteague VA

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Synopsis: ANZ600-281315- 728 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... Canadian high pressure slides off the New England coast tonight. Low pressure develops off the southeast coast Friday, then deepens as it tracks northeast off the Mid Atlantic and Northeast coasts Friday night and Saturday. Canadian high pressure returns Sunday into Monday. $$

SW winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 6 seconds.
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N early in the afternoon, then becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Rain and snow in the evening, then snow and rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. dominant period 6 seconds. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat Night
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft late. Dominant period 8 seconds.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
SW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 728 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022
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