Small Craft Advisory For Long Island Connecticut & New Jersey Coastal Waters

OVER THE OPEN OCEAN SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT..RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON 

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS EAST OF NEW ENGLAND THIS EVENING…WHILE A FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE GREAT LAKES. THE LOW PASSES TO THE NORTH FRIDAY…SENDING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS IN THE EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT…THEN MOVES TO THE SOUTH AND EAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE WATERS ON TUESDAY.

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This afternoon
S winds 15 to 20 kt…becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft…building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SW winds 20 to 25 kt…becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft…subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Showers in the evening.
Sat
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt…diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
N winds around 5 kt…becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
FOR LONG ISLAND SOUND EAST OF NEW HAVEN SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT BEGINNING FRIDAY MORNING AND LASTING INTO SATURDAY MORNING
Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt…becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt…becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers in the evening.
Sat
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt…diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft in the morning…then 1 ft or less.
Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sun Night
SW winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
FOR THE NEW JERSEY SHORE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT BEGINNING FRIDAY MORNING AND LASTING INTO SATURDAY MORNING

…SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING…

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFFSHORE OF NEW ENGLAND OVERNIGHT, AND AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS TO OUR NORTH DURING FRIDAY, AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH OUR AREA LATER FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO OUR REGION ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE DURING TUESDAY, FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE ON WEDNESDAY, AND THE POSSIBILITY OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT BY THURSDAY.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt…becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon with gusts up to 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Showers likely with scattered tstms late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt…becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in S swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds. Showers and scattered tstms in the evening…then a chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early in the evening.
Sat
N winds 15 to 20 kt…becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft…subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late. Mainly in NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt… Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NW winds around 5 kt…becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
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