...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
1027 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019
.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A wave of low pres lifts NE over southern New England on Fri
bringing snow changing to rain, then is followed by dry high pres
Fri night and Sat. A more potent low pres area will impact the
waters Sat night and Sun, with the center of circulation passing
along the south coast and Cape Canal vicinity. In the wake of the
departing storm, arctic air spreads across the waters Sun night,
Mon and Mon night on gusty NW gales with freezing spray likely.
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.
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Snow showers likely.
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of snow showers in the morning.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less.
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow. Rain after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then freezing rain with a chance of sleet in the afternoon. Light freezing spray in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray. A chance of freezing rain and sleet in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of freezing spray in the evening.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. 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.