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.
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Last Update: 639 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: ANZ100-281345- 639 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... Low pressure forms off the Southeastern United States coastline on Friday before intensifying into a storm and moving off the New England coastline on Saturday and then moving to the Canadian Maritimes Saturday Night. This will bring strong winds and large, building waves to the waters.Conditions gradually improve during Sunday. $$

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Isolated snow showers early this evening. Isolated snow showers late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early this evening, then 1 to 3 nm late.
Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray. A chance of snow after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
N winds 25 to 35 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, increasing to 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft in the afternoon. Snow. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm.
Sat Night
N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Snow. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm.
Sun
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow likely in the morning. Light freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray in the morning.
Mon Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
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Last Update: 639 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022
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