Powerful Nor'easter To Wallop Parts Of The Northeast and New England
A powerful Nor'easter and winter storm is expected to wallop eastern parts of the Northeast and New England this weekend. Plenty of hazards are expected to impact the Northeastern U.S. from heavy snow, with significant accumulations expected, to high winds and coastal issues. The combination of the intense snow and strong winds will result in blizzard conditions, especially along coastal areas.
|NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Little Egg Inlet to Great Egg Inlet NJ out 20 nm (ANZ452)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Philadelphia, PA
Last Update: 553 AM EST Sat Jan 29 2022
Today: NW winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Snow until late afternoon, then a chance of snow late. A chance of light freezing spray this morning. Light freezing spray likely this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. Seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Tonight: NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Light freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm until early morning. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Sun: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Light freezing spray. Swell mainly from the N with a dominant period of 12 seconds, becoming mainly from the E with a dominant period of 11 seconds in the afternoon.
Sun Night: W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Mon: NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Mon Night: NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight.
Tue: NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue Night: E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wed: E winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wed Night: S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
|Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Little Egg Inlet to Great Egg Inlet NJ out 20 nm (ANZ452)|
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