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: 418 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

33NM NE Atlantic City NJ

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: A surface high will slide offshore tonight. A strong coastal storm will begin developing off the Southeast coast on Friday, and lift just off the east coast through Saturday night. High pressure returns for the end of the weekend and early next week. Another low pressure system may approach our region late next week.

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of snow late. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 10 seconds, becoming mainly from the NE with a dominant period of 7 seconds in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight. Swell mainly from the NE with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Sat
N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt, decreasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. Snow, mainly in the evening. A chance of light freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of freezing spray in the morning.
Sun Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
Mon Night
NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Tue
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft in the afternoon.
Tue Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 418 PM EST Thu Jan 27 2022
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