Marine Forecast: Gale Warning in Effect for Wednesday PM

MARINE  FORECAST FOR LONG ISLAND

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT

GALE WARNINGS IN EFFECT BEGINNING 2PM WEDNESDAY

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE DEPARTS TO THE EAST AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS NORTH TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES. THIS LOW WILL PULL A WARM FRONT THROUGH THE AREA INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. MULTIPLE COLD FRONTS WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY EACH BRINGING A STRONGER SHOT OF COOLER AIR THAN ITS PREDECESSOR. HIGH PRESSURE THEN FOLLOWS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND WITH A WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS ON SUNDAY. A SOUTHERN BRANCH LOW MAY IMPACT THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt…increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late this evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft…building to 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of rain late.
Wed
E winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft…building to 8 to 11 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Tidal departures around 1 ft above are expected around the time of high tide.
Wed Night
S winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft. Showers. Areas of fog.
Thu
SW winds 20 to 25 kt…diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
FORECAST FOR COASTAL NEW JERSEY
.GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST WILL MOVE OFF INTO THE NORTH ATLANTIC ON WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TONIGHT AND MOVE NORTHWARD INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT…FOLLOWER BY ANOTHER FRONT FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FOR THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL ARRIVE ACROSS OUR REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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Overnight
E winds 15 to 20 kt…increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. a chance of rain late.
Wed
SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. periods of rain in the morning…then widespread showers in the afternoon.
Wed Night
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. widespread showers in the evening…then showers with a chance of tstms after midnight.
Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft…subsiding to 5 to 8 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Thu Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
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