...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
314 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019
.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front will sweep across the waters this evening followed by
gusty northwest winds. High presume builds across the waters on
Thursday. A wave of low pres lifts NE over southern New England
on Fri bringing snow changing to rain, then is followed by dry
high pres Fri night and Sat. A more potent low pres area will
impact the waters Sat night and Sun.
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 with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft.
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 6 ft, subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow after midnight.
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 3 ft. Snow likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 4 ft.
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft, building to 8 ft after midnight. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 11 ft. Rain. Snow in the morning, then freezing rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 10 ft, subsiding to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of snow. Rain with freezing rain and sleet likely in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 8 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 8 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.