Now that the strong gusty winds, rain and even wet snow are gone, we still have to deal with coastal flooding. Strong northerly winds will keep tides from reaching major flooding status. But high astronomical high tides due to the full moon and a slow moving Nor’easter will keep the threat of minor to moderate flooding for both high tides on Saturday and possible Sunday.
The good news is that Saturday will be dry and not as windy. Northerly winds will be sustained in the 20s with gusts to around 40 mph. Temperatures will climb back into the 40s during the day but it will still feel much colder with the stiff breeze.
Forecast High Temperatures For Saturday.
Peak Gust Forecast For Saturday.
The highest tide will be Saturday morning as peak levels will potentially reach around 6.5 ft which is just above moderate flood stage. To be safe make sure your vehicles are not in the usual flood prone areas.
Sunday will be dry and chilly but still breezy. We will drop another notch in the wind category with sustained winds near 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.
Forecast Highs On Sunday.
Tides on Sunday morning are expected to reach minor flood stage and possibly again Sunday evening.