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Boston Weather

Synopsis For Massachusetts And Rhode Island Coastal Waters

Forecast as of 3:49 am EDT on April 23, 2014 - A cold front will move offshore today. Low pres developing in the Gulf of Maine today will move east and combined with high pres over the gt lakes will result in gale force W to NW winds late today into Thu. High pres will build over the waters Fri. Another cold front should cross the waters Sat followed by gusty NW winds sun. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period...please visit www.Weather.Gov/Boston and follow the hazardous outlooks link at the top of the blue bar on the left.

 

Boston Harbor-

Forecast as of 3:49 am EDT on April 23, 2014

Gale Warning in effect from this afternoon through Thursday evening

Today

W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Scattered showers this morning...then showers likely with isolated tstms this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm this morning.

Tonight

NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Thu

NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Thu Night

NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt... diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

Fri

NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

Fri Night

S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Sat

Se winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sat Night

NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Sun

NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sun Night

NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. 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.

 

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