We’re in final hours of summer 2020. Autumn officially arrives Tuesday morning at 930am
Fall arrives Today, with the Autumnal Equinox at 9:30 AM EDT. We’ll have another dry day, with temperatures slightly milder by afternoon as highs 65-70. It’s going to be a windy, as a combination of high pressure to our north and Hurricane Teddy (see more on Teddy below) off-shore creates a gusty north winds. Some gusts could reach 30-40 mph in RI and 50 mph + on the outer Cape and Nantucket. A warming trend starts Wednesday with a return to a late-summer feel.
WIND GUST FORECAST TUESDAY AFTERNOON
BAY FORECAST TUESDAY
We’re expecting Hurricane Teddy to pass about 400 miles off-shore on Tuesday, but large waves will propagate from the storm toward Southern New England today and tomorrow.
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It’s going to create rough surf and dangerous rip currents at ocean exposed beaches across southern New England, with waves building to up to 10 feet along the RI coast. Stay off rocks and jetties!
A ***HIGH SURF ADVISORY continues through Wednesday AM for coastal Rhode Island and eastern Massachusetts ocean-exposed beaches (8-13 feet). The biggest waves (15-20 feet) will occur off the waters of Nantucket***