GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

January 30, 2013

Marine Weather


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary:

Small craft advisory in effect this morning through this afternoon.

Storm watch in effect from this evening through Thursday morning.

Today, south winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy fog. Chance of showers. Visibility 1 to 3 nautical miles.

Tonight, south winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts up to 45 knots increasing to 55 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet. Rain. Visibility 1 to 3 nautical miles.

Thursday, southwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts up to 50 knots decreasing to 40 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet. Rain likely. Visibility 1 to 3 nautical miles.

Thursday night, west winds 25 to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 feet.

Friday, west winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Friday night, west winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Saturday, west winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Saturday night, west winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of snow. Visibility 1 to 3 nautical miles.

Sunday, southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of snow and rain. Visibility 1 to 3 nautical miles.

Sunday night, west winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 35 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet.