COASTAL FLOOD WATCH AND GALE WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR LONG ISLAND SOUTH AND NORTH SHORE, OCEAN WATERS OFF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, COASTAL NEW JERSEY..TIDES RUNNING 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TODAY AND 2 FEET OR MORE ABOVE NORMAL FRIDAY AND THIS WEEKEND.
Synopsis: AN OFFSHORE STATIONARY FRONT WILL SLOWLY RETURN TO THE NORTHWEST AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. MEANWHILE…STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS EASTERN CANADA THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT…WITH HURRICANE JOAQUIN TO THE SOUTH SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. THE FUTURE TRACK OF JOAQUIN IS HIGHLY UNCERTAIN…SO PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER FOR DETAILS.
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt…increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt this afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A slight chance of rain until late afternoon…then a chance of rain late.
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Rain likely…mainly after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NE winds 25 to 35 kt…becoming 30 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NE winds around 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. A chance of showers.
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft…subsiding to 10 to 15 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
NE winds 25 to 30 kt…becoming E 20 to 25 kt in the evening…then increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 11 to 16 ft. A chance of rain.
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