|Synopsis For Long Island Waters And New York Harbor|
An intensifying low pressure system moves across Long Island from the Ohio Valley late Wednesday evening. High pressure moves in Friday. A cold front passes across the waters late Saturday followed by high pressure on Sunday.
Light and variable winds...becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
Se winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain with a chance of tstms in the evening...then a chance of snow and rain showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Light freezing spray in the evening.
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of snow at night. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
... Gale Warning in effect from 11 PM Wednesday to 2 am EDT
The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Gale
Warning... which is in effect from 11 PM Wednesday to 2 am EDT
* Location... New York Harbor... Long Island Sound... the bays of
Long Island... and ocean waters west of Fire Island Inlet.
* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.
* Seas... 6 to 11 feet on the ocean... 3 to 5 feet on Long Island
Sound... with 2 to 4 feet in New York Harbor and the bays of Long
* Timing... Wednesday night into early Thursday night.
A Gale Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 to
47 kt are expected or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale
conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. It
is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience
seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.