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: 727 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

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...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY

Synopsis: ANZ200-281300- 727 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Arctic high pressure pushes east of the waters tonight. A cold front approaches the waters from the west Friday, then stalls Friday night over the southern New England waters. Saturday low pressure develops off the NC coast intensifying into a powerful storm as it tracks NE near the 40N/70W benchmark Saturday evening, then into the Maritimes Sunday. High pressure builds over New England early next week. For additional information on possible hazardous weather for the week ahead, please visit www.weather.gov/boston/ehwo $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 30 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat Night
N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon Through Tue Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 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: 727 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022
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