...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
340 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019
.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pres will build over the waters tonight and Sat. A more
potent low pres area will impact the waters Sat night and Sun,
with the center of circulation passing along the south coast and
Cape Cod Canal vicinity. In the wake of the departing storm,
arctic air will spread across the waters Sun night, Mon and Mon
night on gusty NW gales with freezing spray likely. High pres
builds over the waters on Tue, then moves off the mid-Atlantic
coast on Wed.
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 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Snow and rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 7 ft, building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Rain. A chance of freezing rain, snow and sleet in the afternoon. Light freezing spray in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 9 ft, subsiding to 7 ft after midnight. Light freezing spray in the evening, then a chance of freezing spray after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W around 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of rain. 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.