...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
427 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
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NE winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N 40 to 45 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
N winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 60 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 17 to 22 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Mon Through Tue Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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.