...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019
.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Arctic air and breezy NW winds will diminish this morning as high
pressure builds over the waters. Widespread moderate to heavy
freezing spray will also diminish with the diminishing wind. A
sweeping area of low pressure late Wednesday through Thursday with
a soaking rain and gale force South winds. Arctic air and high
pressure Friday into Saturday.
For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36
hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and
follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft this afternoon. Freezing spray this morning.
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Rain.
S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 10 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening.
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft.
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 6 ft.
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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.