[December 10, 2021] Strong Winds Tomorrow into Tomorrow Night

Filed in Alerts by on December 10, 2021

Gale warning for coastal waters in effect Saturday at 7:00 AM. Next NWS Boston update/briefing at 6PM today.

Please see the NWS Boston forecast for a wind event that is expected to impact Cape Cod and the Islands.

OVERVIEW

40-55 mph wind gusts likely Saturday into Saturday night as a frontal system moves through.

TIMING

▪Strongest south to southwest winds Saturday afternoon into early night

▪Strongest west to west-northwest winds late Saturday night.

HAZARDS AND IMPACTS

▪Wind gusts from 40-55 mph for Cape Cod, Islands, and South Coast possible Saturday afternoon prior to the frontal passage

▪40-55 mph gusts possible for all southern New England late Saturday night as the cold front pushes through

NEWS ALERTS

▪Gale Warning for the coastal waters from 7am Saturday – noon Sunday

▪Wind headlines will likely be needed over land within the next 12-24 hrs.

FORECAST CHALLENGES

▪Timing and strength of strong south winds.

▪Narrow band of gusty showers, low prob of thunder with cold front passage that could produce sporadic stronger gusts to 60+ mph

POST-EVENT OUTLOOK

▪Cool/dry Sunday afternoon with gusty northwest winds (20-25 mph)

▪Quiet weather early next week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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