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West Hampton Dunes, NY

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Sunrise 7:02AMSunset 4:25PM Monday December 9, 2019 11:28 PM EST (04:28 UTC) Moonrise 4:01PMMoonset 5:08AM Illumination 97% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 13 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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ANZ345 South Shore Bays From Jones Inlet Through Shinnecock Bay- 939 Pm Est Mon Dec 9 2019
.small craft advisory in effect until 6 am est Tuesday...
Tonight..SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain late this evening and early morning, then chance of rain late. Patchy fog late this evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late this evening.
Tue..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with occasional gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Tue night..NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less. Snow, mainly in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thu..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft or less.
Thu night..E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Fri..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Fri night..SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Chance of rain.
Sat..SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.
Sat night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
ANZ300 939 Pm Est Mon Dec 9 2019
Synopsis for the long island waters and new york harbor.. A cold front will approach tonight into Tuesday and will move across late Tuesday into Tuesday night. Weak low pressure develops along the front offshore slowing down its eastward progress Wednesday. Another low pressure trough approaches Wednesday before strong arctic high pressure builds over the waters Wednesday night through Thursday. The high moves off the northeast coast Thursday night. A low pressure system approaches from the southwest Friday and moves through the area Saturday and Saturday night.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near West Hampton Dunes, NY
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Area Discussion for - New York City/Upton, NY
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FXUS61 KOKX 100301 AFDOKX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service New York NY 1001 PM EST Mon Dec 9 2019

SYNOPSIS. A cold front will approach tonight into Tuesday and will move across late Tuesday into Tuesday night. Weak low pressure develops along the front offshore slowing down its eastward progress Wednesday. Another low pressure trough approaches Wednesday before strong arctic high pressure builds into the region Wednesday night through Thursday. The high moves off the northeast coast Thursday night. A low pressure system approaches from the southwest Friday and moves through the area Saturday and Saturday night. High pressure builds Sunday and Monday.

NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 AM TUESDAY MORNING/. Minor updates to temperatures, dew points, and winds to better reflect the latest trends. Otherwise, the forecast remains on track as rain continues to move across the area.

A warm front north of the area will weaken and eventually dissipate tonight. The region is in a larger warm sector of a low pressure system of which the parent low will be moving into Southeast Canada. The associated cold front will be approaching the region through the day on Tuesday.

Aloft, the mid levels show nearly a steady height tendency with a strong shortwave pivoting into the Great Lakes.

Rain continues this evening, moderate to heavy at times, before becoming more intermittent and lightening overnight into Tuesday morning. This evening, the rain could bring down some higher winds, but keeping gusts below 35 mph for the most part as inversion aloft limits mixing. Without any surface instability and elevated instability as diagnosed from forecast Showalter Indices showing slightly positive values, removed thunder from forecast.

Temperatures will not drop too much tonight, making for minimal diurnal temperature trends. Forecast lows are from the mid 40s to lower 50s using a consensus of model guidance.

SHORT TERM /6 AM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. The short term will feature the rainfall ahead of and along the cold front Tuesday into Tuesday evening as well as the mixing with and changing to snow behind the cold front later Tuesday night into Wednesday.

For this timeframe, used mostly a consensus of raw model temperatures with some slight adjustments downward for Tuesday night and Wednesday when colder air will be advecting into the region on more of a northwest flow.

In the upper levels, a jet streak will be approaching and will move in with its right rear quad by Wednesday morning, before moving farther northeast. Mid level shortwave trough will be approaching Tuesday and then move across the region Tuesday night into Wednesday with the most positive vorticity advection staying north of the region. The most forcing for lift will be late Tuesday night into Wednesday.

At the surface, the cold front approaches Tuesday and moves across late Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening. Rain continues through the day which could again be moderate at times. Precipitation lingers behind the cold front for Tuesday night into Wednesday and models have been pretty consistent showing potential for 1 to 3 inches of snow for much of the area, 3 to 4 inches across the interior, which is reflected in the current forecast. Initially, the changeover from rain to snow will be limited with accumulation especially if it is light as ground temperatures will be above freezing. The snow accumulation occurs Wednesday morning when much of the region is at freezing or below. Some slight rise in temperatures expected during the day, low to mid 30s.

While the amounts of snow forecast are 1 to 4 inches, the timing puts this during the Wednesday morning commute, making for potentially hazardous travel conditions due to slippery surfaces and reduced visibilities.

Weather becomes drier Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening with a slow decrease in clouds as the shortwave trough starts to lift north of the region.

LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY/. Wednesday night through Thursday night the guidance is in good agreement with arctic high pressure building over the region and then departing off the northeast coast. Well below normal temperatures are expected Wednesday night and Thursday. The upper flow becomes nearly zonal through Thursday night. Differences then develop with the next shortwaves impacting the area Friday into Saturday night. Split flow is expected to develop and the timing, and strength, of the northern and southern stream shortwaves differs. Regardless, the southern stream wave remains dominant, with warm advection increasing ahead of a developing warm front. The best chances at this time for snow and/or a rain snow mix will be across the interior Friday morning. Then timing of the warm up will determine the changeover to rain. Along the coast rain is expected. A lot of uncertainty remains with the strength of the northern stream shortwave and the interaction with the southern stream wave later Saturday into Sunday. The GFS is much farther to the north and deeper than the ECMWF with the northern stream.

High pressure and colder weather returns Sunday into Monday.

AVIATION /03Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. A cold front over the Midwest will slowly approach the area through the day on Tuesday.

Generally IFR or lower conditions expected into Tuesday morning before some improvement to MVFR is possible Tuesday afternoon. The steadiest rain will continue to push east this evening, coming to an end between 05-07Z. As it does so, visibilities at the city terminals have improved to VFR, but expect this to be short lived as pockets of drizzle and/or fog linger through daybreak. A few showers are possible Tuesday morning, then another round of steadier rain is expected Tuesday afternoon in association with the approaching front.

S winds 10-15 kt expected tonight, with gusts up to 25 kt possible, primarily at city and coastal terminals. Winds and gusts could be a few knots higher at eastern coastal terminals. LLWS at all terminals through tonight. Winds shift to the SW at around 10 kt during the day on Tuesday, then WNW by the end of the TAF period.

OUTLOOK FOR 00Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. Tuesday night. Winds shift to the NW behind the cold front. Rain transitions to snow from northwest to southeast. Wednesday. IFR or lower possible in snow in the morning, improving to VFR late. Thursday. VFR Friday. MVFR possible in developing rain. Friday night-Saturday. IFR in rain or a wintry mix. LLWS possible.

MARINE. Gale warning in effect for all ocean zones through tonight. SCA remains in effect for non-ocean waters through tonight. For Tuesday, SCA conditions remain on the ocean and continue through Tuesday night. SCA remains on much of the ocean Wednesday before dropping below SCA mid to late Wednesday afternoon west of Moriches Inlet.

SCA in effect for all waters. Main push of stronger winds to the east today, and gusts in S-SW flow getting close but not quite to 35 kt except on the ocean E of Moriches Inlet this afternoon. Gale warning starts on the ocean east of Moriches Inlet this afternoon. Rest of ocean, gale warning starts tonight. Gales remain on ocean until Tuesday morning and SCA remains on non-ocean waters until Tuesday morning. Gales subside Tuesday with SCA remaining on the ocean. Tuesday expected to be below SCA on non-ocean waters.

Increasing, and gusty, northwest flow develops Wednesday night behind departing low pressure. Marginal SCA conditions are expected to develop on the ocean waters Wednesday night and continue into Thursday morning.

With high pressure moving across the waters Thursday and departing Friday sub advisory conditions are expected. Then east to southeast winds will increase ahead of the next low pressure system moving in from the southwest Friday night. Once again, marginal SCA wind gusts are expected on the ocean waters Friday night through most of Saturday, while ocean seas will build significantly Friday night into Saturday.

HYDROLOGY. Long duration rainfall event continues through Tuesday evening before mixing with and changing over to snowfall late Tuesday night into Wednesday. Total liquid equivalent remaining is between 1 to 2 inches.

Nuisance/poor drainage flooding may occur tonight when the heaviest rain falls but otherwise no other flooding is expected.

The next significant rain of up to an inch is expected Friday night through Saturday. Timing and rainfall amounts may change, so hydrologic impacts are uncertain at this time.

EQUIPMENT. NYC NOAA Weather Radio Station KWO35 (162.55 MHz) is still operating at reduced power.

OKX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. CT . None. NY . None. NJ . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 6 AM EST Tuesday for ANZ330-335-338- 340-345. Gale Warning until 6 AM EST Tuesday for ANZ350-353-355.

SYNOPSIS . JM/MET NEAR TERM . FEB/JM/MET SHORT TERM . JM LONG TERM . MET AVIATION . FEB MARINE . JM/MET HYDROLOGY . JM/MET EQUIPMENT .


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44069 22 mi59 min SW 19 G 25 50°F 39°F50°F
NWHC3 - 8465705 - New Haven, CT 37 mi59 min SW 8.9 G 12 49°F 41°F1006.8 hPa
BRHC3 - 8467150 - Bridgeport, CT 38 mi65 min SW 8.9 G 19 54°F 44°F1006.6 hPa
MTKN6 - 8510560 - Montauk, NY 43 mi59 min 58°F 46°F1008 hPa
44025 - LONG ISLAND 33 NM South of Islip, NY 44 mi39 min SW 23 G 27 55°F 50°F11 ft1008.4 hPa (-1.1)
44040 - Western Long Island Sound 49 mi99 min SW 12 G 19 50°F 1 ft49°F

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Airport Reports
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The Gabreski Airport, NY5 mi36 minSW 14 G 266.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist55°F54°F96%1008.6 hPa
Shirley, Brookhaven Airport, NY9 mi93 minSSW 17 G 276.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist57°F54°F90%1008.4 hPa
Islip, Long Island Mac Arthur Airport, NY22 mi93 minSSW 17 G 252.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist55°F55°F100%1008 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Potunk Point, Moriches Bay, Long Island, New York
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Potunk Point
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Mon -- 02:50 AM EST     0.01 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 04:08 AM EST     Moonset
Mon -- 07:02 AM EST     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:04 AM EST     0.54 feet High Tide
Mon -- 03:00 PM EST     Moonrise
Mon -- 03:34 PM EST     0.02 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 04:22 PM EST     Sunset
Mon -- 09:27 PM EST     0.47 feet High Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Shinnecock Canal, Railroad Bridge, New York Current
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Shinnecock Canal
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Mon -- 03:55 AM EST     1.48 knots Max Flood
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Mon -- 04:20 PM EST     1.17 knots Max Flood
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