Gale Watch In Effect, Likely To Upgrade to Warning Thursday, Noreaster Conditions Developing

Synopsis: A FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE FORECAST WATERS TODAY…AND BECOMES STATIONARY EAST OF THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVES BACK TOWARD THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED FROM LATE WEEK THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS TROPICAL MOISTURE AND A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS IMPACT THE AREA. REFER TO THE LATEST STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER FOR DETAILS ON TROPICAL SYSTEM JOAQUIN.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ALL COASTAL WATERS..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY INTO THE WEEKEND. BUILDING SEAS TO 10 FEET OR MORE WITH HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES AND BEACH EROSION LIKELY. CHECK THE TIDE WIDGETS BELOW WHICH ARE INTERACTIVE SO YOU CAN CHANGE IT TO YOUR SPECIFIC POINT AND ALSO USE THE INTERACTIVE WIND WIDGETS.
Today
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt…becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt early this afternoon…then becoming W late. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers this morning…then a chance of showers early this afternoon. Showers likely late.
Tonight
N winds 10 to 15 kt…becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Rain likely…mainly in the evening.
Thu
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Rain.
Thu Night
NE winds 20 to 25 kt…increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain.
Fri
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
E winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft…subsiding to 10 to 13 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
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