Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Block Island Sound (ANZ237) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)
Issued by: National Weather Service Norton, MA
Last Update: 1001 PM EDT Wed Oct 5 2022

Overnight: N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain with isolated tstms, then a slight chance of rain. Patchy fog. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and frequent lightning.

Thu: N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

Thu Night: SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night Through Sat Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Through Mon Night: W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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.

Zone Forecast: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)

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